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Did Gord and Nick go to the “wrong” universities?

May 2nd, 2010
Election Winning leader Alma mater
1945 Clement Attlee University of Oxford
1950 Clement Attlee University of Oxford
1951 Winston Churchill Non graduate
1955 Anthony Eden University of Oxford
1959 Harold Macmillan University of Oxford
1964 Harold Wilson University of Oxford
1966 Harold Wilson University of Oxford
1970 Edward Heath University of Oxford
1974 Feb Harold Wilson University of Oxford
1974 Oct Harold Wilson University of Oxford
1979 Margaret Thatcher University of Oxford
1983 Margaret Thatcher University of Oxford
1987 Margaret Thatcher University of Oxford
1992 John Major Non graduate
1997 Tony Blair University of Oxford
2001 Tony Blair University of Oxford
2005 Tony Blair University of Oxford
2010 Brown/Clegg/Cameron Edinburgh/Cambridge/Oxford

Will the dark blue stranglehold continue?

You have to go back to the 1935 to find an election winner who was a graduate of a university other than Oxford. The only non-dark blues, Churchill and Major, did not go to university.

Mike Smithson