The Labour Governments of 1964-1970 were more successful than Labour of 1974-1979. How far do you agree? Both Labour governments of 64-70 and 74-79 had their troubles but also their successes. The main way for us to analyse these successes and failures is to look at it in sections, for example economic, image and, social successes and failures. Firstly, looking at the Labour government of 64.