GREAT BRITAIN: Who Switched at Ipswich?

"The people have turned from the Tories, but they have not yet turned to us," said Opposition Leader Hugh Gaitskell at the Labor Party conference last month. Last week the diagnosis was confirmed in a by-election in the ancient East Anglian market town of Ipswich, held to fill the parliamentary seat left vacant by the death of former Laborite Works Minister Richard Stokes.

Labor Candidate Dingle Foot, brother of newly appointed Cyprus Governor Sir Hugh Foot (see below), won in a walk as the Tory vote slumped by nearly 10,000 votes from 1955....

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