The Atlee legacy

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  • The Atlee Legacy - Main achievements
    • Welfare state
      • Includes NHS and Social insurance
      • Very popular amongst the public
      • NHS had become iconic
    • Nationalisation
      • War made people much more accepting of state intervention
      • Ownership of coal and Bank of England in 1946
      • Road transport and electricity in 1947
      • Iron and steel in 1949
    • Indian independence 1947
      • Strain on money
    • Nato
      • Played key role in the formation of Nato
    • Nuclear Power
    • Housing
      • Built a million new houses
      • Baby boom made housing a necessity

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