Michael Foot

Standard Name: Foot, Michael,, b. 1913


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Family and Intimate relationships Amber Reeves
The general feeling was that Wells had behaved like a cad. Michael Foot , biographer of Wells, along with defending his subject, makes the important point that Reeves, a strong and independent character, was not...
Occupation Maureen Duffy
Before the general election of May 1979, MD and Brigid Brophy offered a job at ALCS to Elizabeth Thomas (advisor to Michael Foot ) in case Labour should lose.
Thomas, Elizabeth. “25th Anniversary: Elizabeth Thomas remembers Maureen and Brigid”. ALCS News, No. 21, p. 6.


March 1981: Breakaway Labour members of parliament—Roy...

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March 1981

Breakaway Labour members of parliament—Roy Jenkins , Shirley Williams (daughter of Vera Brittain ), David Owen , and William Rodgers —left the party to found the Social Democratic Party, or SDP .

9 June 1983: Michael Foot, leader of the Labour Party,...

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9 June 1983

Michael Foot , leader of the Labour Party , signally failed in the general election to shake the reign of Tory Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher . He was soon afterwards replaced as party leader by Welshman Neil Kinnock .


Thompson, William et al. Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women. Thoemmes, 1994.
Foot, Michael. H. G.: The History of Mr. Wells. Counterpoint, 1995.
Thompson, William, and Anna Wheeler. “Introduction”. Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women, edited by Michael Foot and Marie Mulvey Roberts, Thoemmes, 1994.