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Macmillan Conservatives

British people "never had it so good" this speech was also a warning
inflation consumer boom increased inflation, unemployment at 878,000 in
1963 ­ prosperity could not last
Social ­ Butler had a liberal approach ­ 1957 Homicide Act effectively
ended death penalty
Wages ­ average weekly wage…

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and didn't want British membership to undermine this ­ Britain economically
weak and diplomatically isolated
Scandals ­ Macmillan and the Tories were damaged by scandals ­ the
Vassall affair of 1963 found a civil servant in the admiralty spying for the
USSR and the Argyll case of 1963 brought shame…


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