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Name the leader of the party which came second in the general election in the following years.

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Year (Winning Party Leader)Second Place Second Place Party
1900 (Lord Salisbury, Conservative)Liberal
1906 (Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Liberal)Conservative
1910 twice (Henry Herbert Asquith, Liberal)Conservative
1918 (Andrew Bonar Law, Conservative)Liberal
1922 (Andrew Bonar Law, Conservative)Labour
1923/1924 (Stanley Baldwin, Conservative)Labour
1929 (Ramsay MacDonald, Labour)Conservative
1931 (Stanley Baldwin, Conservative)Labour
1935 (Stanley Baldwin, Conservative)Labour
1945/1950 (Clement Attlee, Labour)Conservative
1951 (Winston Churchill, Conservative)Labour
1955 (Anthony Eden, Conservative)Labour
1959 (Harold Macmillan, Conservative)Labour
Year (Winning Party Leader)Second Place Second Place Party
1964 (Harold Wilson, Labour)Conservative
1966 (Harold Wilson, Labour)Conservative
1970 (Edward Heath, Conservative)Labour
1974 twice (Harold Wilson, Labour)Conservative
1979 (Margaret Thatcher, Conservative)Labour
1983 (Margaret Thatcher, Conservative)Labour
1987 (Margaret Thatcher, Conservative)Labour
1992 (John Major, Conservative)Labour
1997 (Tony Blair, Labour)Conservative
2001 (Tony Blair, Labour)Conservative
2005 (Tony Blair, Labour)Conservative
2010 (David Cameron, Conservative)Labour

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