In 1979 the Labour government was brought down over its failure to grant even limited autonomy to Scotland as had been promised in its manifesto. Disastrously, the following saw Margaret Thatcher installed as Prime Minister and ushered in the nightmare scenario of years of right-wing Tory government. Since then we've seen the systematic erosion of civil liberties, the destruction of the trade union movement and the wholesale dismantling of the welfare state and National Health Service - not to mention increased state control of television and the press, and the abolition of the right to silence. Machine gun toting police on our streets TV cameras watching your every move George Orwell's "1984" is here and now Tories win in '79 - come and join the dole queue line Smash the unions crush the poor - welcome to 1984 Fuck everybody who voted Tory Company director, vivisector High court judge and poll tax collector Fuck everybody who voted Tory Yuppies who don't care about human need People motivated only by their greed Selfish, grasping fools who believe the media story, Fuck everybody who voted Tory! Right-wing, Christian, merchant banker Dirty scab, fox hunting wanker Fuck everybody who voted Tory Police - army of the rich, Mary Whitehouse - fuckin' bitch Fuck the Queen - the fuckin' slag, n' fuckin' Thatcher, fuckin' hag Fuck everybody who voted Tory Fuck everybody who voted Tory "I can see the Labour Party coming to power in the next election - maybe, maybe not - who knows? But it doesn't really make a difference who's in power - the State remains the same, the structure is still there, they just tinker with it a little here and there."