The Labour party 1951-64 under conservative Rule- AS level- Edexcel- consensus & conflict

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The Labour party 1951-64 under conservative Rule
Stated would spend more in NHS in 1959 election ­ had no answers to where the funds
would come from= lost
CND defeat- Bevan helped Gaitskell ­ didn't like it but Britain needed defence- party still not
united
Gaitskell succeeded Attlee after defeating Bevan for leader ship- centre right position
Gaitskell wanted nuclear weapons & unilateralism- Bevan helped
Left wingers ­ CND campaign for nuclear disbarment
Nationalisation stays- Gaitskell against ­ No consensus party
Conflicts within party continue- nationalisation & nuclear
Gaitskell wanted to stop nationalisation ­ NO PROFIT
Left wing- increase nationalisation & spend money on necessities
Attlee & Bevin's nuclear bomb
Feel good factor attempts
Olympics 1948
1950-1: festival of UK
BBC public subscription

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