Hanging on

Fenyvesi, Charles
July 1994
U.S. News & World Report;7/4/94, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p22
Advises that even though the British Labour Party has yet to name a new leader to replace John Smith, who died on May 12, 1994 of a heart attack, British oddsmakers have made Conservative Prime Minister John Major a 2-1 underdog in the next general election. Michael Heseltine, the minister in charge of trade and industry, considered the only realistic challenger at present; When next election must be held by law.


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