Conservative Government 1970–1974
Edward Heath, of the Conservative Party, formed the Heath Ministry and became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on 19 June 1970, following the 18 June general election. Heath’s ministry ended after the February 1974 general election, which produced a hung parliament, leading to the formation of a minority government by the Harold Wilson of the Labour Party.
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