If Margaret Thatcher wins on Thursday, I warn you not to be ordinary, I warn you not to be young, I warn you not to fall ill, I want you not to be old.
Neil Kinnock 06/1983
The election was lost not in the three weeks of the campaign but in the three years which preceded it...in that period the Party itself acquired a highly unfavourable public image, based on disunity, extremism, crankiness and general unfitness to govern.
Denis Healey 11/09/1983
Category: 1983 General Election
The longest suicide note in history.
Gerald Kaufman 30/03/1983
Describing the 1983 Labour manifesto.
The Labour Party can go into the next election united behind the most radical manifesto on which we have ever campaigned.
Roy Hattersley 03/1983
Denis Healey: You're going to cut and run
Margaret Thatcher: The Right Honourable Gentleman is afraid of an election is he? He is frightened, frightened, frit!
Margaret Thatcher 05/1983