Campaign for a More Prosperous Britain
The Campaign for a More Prosperous Britain was a political party in the United Kingdom. It was founded prior to the February 1974 general election by Tom Keen and Harold Smith, both business owners in Manchester.
The party called for voters not to vote for them, but for tactical voting to defeat the Labour Party. Despite this, when Keen stood in the February election, he received 234 votes. In the October general election, Keen set a new record by standing simultaneously in ten constituencies, and the campaign stood a total of 25 candidates, who received 4,301 votes. The success of the campaign was difficult to measure, and after standing in various by-elections, it stood in the 1979 general election and finally the Beaconsfield by-election, 1982.
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