The Conservatives had been damaged by the Profumo scandal of 1963, and by the aristocratic aura of their new leader, Alec Douglas-Home, who had resigned his peerage to become Prime Minister. Labour ran on a platform of modernity and technological change, winning a slim majority and returning to power for the first time since 1951.
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