Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
Consensus & Conflict British Political History 1945-90




1942 - Beveridge Report - to ensure that the `five evil giants' of want (poverty), disease, ignorance
. (Under education), squalor (poor housing) and idleness (unemployment) should be banished
. from these shores. The Welfare State.

1944 - The Education Act - also…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
Consensus & Conflict British Political History 1945-90




1959 - General Election: Conservatives Win - Harold Macmillan
. "Most of our people have never had it so good."

1960 - Gaitskell's attempt to abandon clause IV defeated by Labour NEC.

1961 - Britain's attempt to join the EEC opposed by French…

Page 3

Preview of page 3
Consensus & Conflict British Political History 1945-90




1971 - Rolls Royce nationalised.
. 1.5 million Workers go on strike in opposition to the industrial relations bill.
. Industrial Relations Act -extension of Labours plan `In Place of Strife' limits Unions freedom
. of action and ability to call strikes.

1972…

Page 4

Preview of page 4
Consensus & Conflict British Political History 1945-90




. Unemployment reaches 2.8 million.
. Employment Acts

1981 - Social Democratic Party set up.
. Alliance between SPD and Liberal Party.
. Riots in Liverpool and Manchester.
. Worst economic downturn since 1930's
. Take out an extra £4 billion from the…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all resources »