6 edition of Atlee"s Labour Governments 1945-51 (Lancaster Pamphlets) found in the catalog.
December 6, 1993 by Routledge .
Written in English
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Main Article Primary Sources (1) In his autobiography, As It Happened, Clement Attlee described his time at Oxford University. Oxford was at that time predominately Conservative though there was a strong Liberal group, notably at Ballioli, which counted among its undergraduates such men as R. H. Tawney and William Temple, the future Archbishop, whose influence on socialist thought was in later.
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The Labour governments of are among the most important and controversial in modern British history, and have been the focus of extensive research. In this study, Pearce attempts to make the results of this research available in concise and accessible form, at the same time encouraging students to formulate their own interpretations/5(2).
The Labour governments of are among the most important and controversial in modern British history, and have been the focus of extensive research over the last fifteen years.
In this study, Robert Pearce makes the results of this research available in a concise and accessible form, whilst encouraging students to formulate their own interpretations. Book Description The Labour governments of are among the most important and controversial in modern British history, and have been the focus of extensive research over the last fifteen years.
In this study, Robert Pearce makes the results of this research available in a concise and accessible form, whilst encouraging students to. The record of the Labour government elected in was formidable, and set high standards which subsequent Labour administrations tried in vain to emulate.
At home, it introduced significant social reforms, carried out extensive nationalization, and maintained full employment throughout the transition to Author: Andrew Thorpe. rows The Attlee Governments – Routledge. ISBN CS1 maint: Monarch: George VI. Examines the Labour governments of The author discusses the main political personalities of the period, sets their work in the context of Labour history sinceand reviews their domestic and foreign achievements.
This book, by the author of the best-seller 'Winston Churchill', is a concise reassessment of the first postwar British Governments based upon original sources - a task not previously attempted by any scholar.
While sympathetic to Labour's aims in the general election campaign - which itself receives fresh treatment - Henry Pelling exposes areas of difficulty and weakness in the. The Labour governments of are among the most important and controversial in modern British history, and have been the focus of extensive research over the last fifteen years.
In this study, Robert Pearce makes the results of this research available in a concise and accessible form, whilst encouraging students to formulate their own /5(3). Labour Government by Eatwell, Schutzumschlag weisen unter Umständen starke Gebrauchsspuren auf.
/ Describes a book or dust jacket that has the complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc. (which must be noted). The Labour Governments Henry Pelling. Published by. From the shock victory of Labour at the general election, to the founding of the promised welfare state, Derek Brown trawls the archives and presents a.
Atlees Labour Governments 1945-51 book studying Labour Governments Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. About this book Introduction While sympathetic to Labour's aims in the general election campaign - which itself receives fresh treatment - Henry Pelling exposes areas of difficulty and weakness in the Government's strategy and uncovers the doubts and hesitations of its leaders.
You must say what the social problems were. You have plenty of evidence of this, for example, the Beveridge Report. Once you have identified the main causes of poverty from the Beveridge Report, you can go on to consider the policies past by the Labour Government to tackle these issues and how successful they Size: KB.
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The new tax policy of Attlee’s government, however, was effective in making tax non-regressive by taxing the rich substantially more than the poor and the middle class.
This policy made the Labour party very popular with the working class, as thousands did not have to pay any tax. The Attlee Labour government of ended more with a whimper than a bang.
In contrast to the break-up of the MacDonald Labour government in there was no ‘bankers’ ramp’ or dramatic and overwhelming financial Size: KB.
D Fieldhouse, 'The Labour Governments and Empire-Commonwealth, ' in R Ovendale (ed), The Foreign Policy of the British Labour Governments, (Leicester, ), p J Saville, op cit, p Foreign Office memorandum quoted in R Smith, op cit, p (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The Labour governments of are seen by many as the high point of Labour's popularity and enthusiasm for reform.
The period also established the framework for the postwar consensus. Labour Governments, is organized topically, and chronologically within topics; inevitably there is reiteration as well as iteration, and on occasion the reader retraces events already covered, but, on balance, Pelling's exploration of the shoals of Britain's post-war years is one well worth pursuing: he is a coherent, resourceful.
Labour Government by Eatwell, Roger and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Divisions in the Labour Party and government caused by the Bevanites Its weak foreign policy Churchill and the Tories were stronger than because: R.A.
Butler set up a ‘Think Tank’ at Conservative Head Office; it produced radical pamphlets of radical policies. Labour's High Noon: The Government and the Economy [Fyrth, Jim] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Labour's High Noon: The Government and the Economy The Labour Party won an overwhelming victory at the general election which followed the end of the Second World War in Europe.
The two administrations over which Clement Attlee presided as Prime Minister between late July and October are the subject of the essays in this volume. The Attlee years were a remarkable time. The years between and saw nothing less than the birth of modern Britain. Most obviously, the universal welfare state that we now take for granted was created by the Labour government of Clement Attlee.
Mass immigration began as new residents arrived from the West Indies, India and Pakistan. years (Labour Governments Covered the years ): American arms were used in these operations. In Washington on Octothe then Democratic Foreign Secretary Byrnes told a Press conference: "Britain and the Netherlands Government have been asked to strip United States emblems from all lend-lease equipment in Indonesia.
Clement Attlee, British Labour Party leader (–55) and prime minister (–51). He presided over the establishment of the welfare state in Great Britain and the granting of independence to India, the most important step in the conversion of the British Empire into the Commonwealth of Nations.
Get print book. No eBook available. ; Find in a library; Labour Party Policy The General Election Labour Party Policy The Session. The Labour Government, Denis Nowell Pritt Snippet view - The Labour Government: Conservative governments were able to reap the benefits of Labour’s achievement and to preside over a period when economic problems were far less fearsome than in – The true measure of Labour’s achievement can be shown statistically.
the Attlee Governments, by Professor Kevin Jeffreys. University of Plymouth. new perspective. Volume 3. Number 3. March Summary: Labour won a resounding election victory inbut from its popularity began to ebb, with economic, financial and foreign policy problems, and it went out of office in In the meantime it.
Between andthe Labour Government passed a series of measures which became known as the ‘Welfare State’. This refers to the fact that the Government took responsibility for looking.
Despite the Labour Government's commitment to social reform, it did not have a very radical education policy beyond its determination to implement the Education Act and raise the school leaving age to by: 6. Between andthe Labour Government kept the promises they had made in their election manifesto, the most important being the creation of the “Welfare State”.
What Labour did between and was to use the proposals of the Beveridge Report to take the various limited inter-war “welfare” measures and make them Size: KB. The policies of the Labour government of under Clement Attlee continue to be debated widely by economic and social historians.
One reason for this is the opening of the archives for this period under the 30 year rule (which operates to keep certain classes of government documents out of theFile Size: KB.
In fact, the amount of unemployment is mainly the result of the economic workings of capitalism and not the result of an Act of Parliament.
This is shown by the following figures, giving the annual average of registered unemployed in thousands, for the first ten post-war years (Labour Governments covered the years ): landmark governments include the war-time premierships of Lloyd George and Churchill and the peacetime administrations of Peel, Gladstone (–74), Disraeli, Asquith, Attlee and Thatcher.
Of this elite club, the Attlee government of –51 can claim to be the most creative, and can perhaps boast the most enduring historic Size: KB. British Labour and the Cold War: The Foreign Policy of the Labour Governments, Peter Weiler Labour took office in amid high hopes that its socialist mes-sage could be applied abroad as well as at home.
Although Clement Attlee, Ernest Bevin, and other Labour leaders had had almost as. The Essay on How successful were the Labour Government reforms of From toClement Attlee was prime minister of the Labour Government. He aimed to improve the Social and Economic Conditions.
The Labour Government succeeded in its commitment to maintain high levels of employment after the war. Byunemployment was reduced to % (even Beveridge had not though it possible to get it below 3%) and this was in spite of huge post-war problems such as shortages of raw materials and massive war debts.
Post War Britain - The Labour Government (no rating) 0 customer reviews. Authorsecond edition. These references could be deleted in a matter of seconds though if you do not use this text book.
Read more. £ Loading Worry free guarantee The-Labour-Government Report a problem. Get this resource as part. The Third Labour Government The size of the Labour majority in the election ( seats) gave it a mandate for the first time to carry out its election manifesto 'Let Us Face the Future'.
Six of the 20 members of Attlee's cabinet were union sponsored. Labour Party Election Manifesto Let Us Face the Future: A Declaration of Labour Policy for the Consideration of the Nation Victory in War must be followed by a Prosperous Peace.
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Never Again: Britain by Peter Hennessy. At the end of World War II, one theme was very much on the minds of the people of Great Britain, from political and military leaders to old age pensioners: never again. Never again should the world have to suffer through another war like the one that had just ended.