Anthony Eden: 1955 - 1957.

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Anthony Eden: 1955 - 1957.

Advantages

  • Popular; charming.
  • “Peace comes first always”.
  • 17 to 100 seats when he called General Election.
  • Reshuffled Cabinet; took RAB out of Chancellor position due to his lack of economic knowledge.
  • 215,000 unemployed in July, 1955.
  • Good relationship with US; this broke, however, with Suez crisis.

Disadvantages

  • Some in the party voiced annoyance at his lack of experience.
  • Had little knowledge of economics.
  • Indecisive.
  • Deemed too conciliatory with trade unions.
  • Made extremely unpopular as a result of Suez.
  • US pressure revealed financial weakness of Britain.
  • Most of the Cabinet preferred RAB.

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Anthony Eden: 1955 - 1957.

  • Created by: q
  • Created on: 18-09-17 17:00

Anthony Eden: 1955 - 1957.

Advantages

  • Popular; charming.
  • “Peace comes first always”.
  • 17 to 100 seats when he called General Election.
  • Reshuffled Cabinet; took RAB out of Chancellor position due to his lack of economic knowledge.
  • 215,000 unemployed in July, 1955.
  • Good relationship with US; this broke, however, with Suez crisis.

Disadvantages

  • Some in the party voiced annoyance at his lack of experience.
  • Had little knowledge of economics.
  • Indecisive.
  • Deemed too conciliatory with trade unions.
  • Made extremely unpopular as a result of Suez.
  • US pressure revealed financial weakness of Britain.
  • Most of the Cabinet preferred RAB.

Evaluation

Comments

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