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Labour Prime Minister from 1976-1979 and the only person to have served in all four ‘Great Offices of State’. As Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1964-1967 he dealt with the devaluation crisis. As Home Secretary from 1967-1970 he sent troops to Ulster. As Foreign Secretary from 1974-1976 he re-negotiated the United Kingdom’s EU membership. Prime Minister from 1976-1979 he led a minority government through the ‘Winter of Discontent’.

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