Definition of Heath, Sir Edward in English:

Heath, Sir Edward

Line breaks: Sir Ed¦ward Heath
Pronunciation: /hiːθ
( 1916–2005), British Conservative statesman, Prime Minister 1970-4; full name Sir Edward Richard George Heath. He negotiated Britain’s entry into the European Economic Community and faced problems caused by a marked increase in oil prices. Attempts to restrain wage rises led to widespread strikes and he lost a general election after a second national coal strike.

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