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1979 May 3 Th
Margaret Thatcher

Remarks on ITN exit poll

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Document kind: Remarks
Venue: Outside 19 Flood Street, Chelsea
Source: -
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: Around midnight. The The Sun, 4 May 1979, reports that MT emerged smiling "the happy smile of a victor". She told the waiting press that she was still "cautiously optimistic" after hearing the results of ITN’s exit poll, which had predicted a Conservative majority of over 60.
Importance ranking: Trivial
Word count: nil
Themes: General Elections