Labour 1945-51 Timeline

Clement Attlee's Labour Government

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Labour 1945-51 Timeline

( 1944 - Education Act (tackled 'Ignorance', one of the 5 giants)

1945 - General Election: Labour won - Clement Attlee becomes Prime Minister

 - Family Allowance Act

1946 - National Insurance Act (tackled 'Want', one of the 5 giants)

 - Industrial Injuries Act (tackled 'Want', one of the 5 giants)

 - Nationalisation of coal, cable and wireless and Bank of England

1947 - Nationalisation of road transport and electricy 

1948 - National Health Service established (tackled 'Disease', one of the 5 giants)

 - Britain began recieving Marshal Plan aid from USA

 - National Assistance Act (tackled 'Want', one of the 5 giants)

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Labour 1945-51 Timeline

1949 - Nationalisation of iron and steel industries

 - Devaluation of the pound to make British goods sell easier abroad

1950 - General Election - Labour won

1951 - Bevanite rebellion of introduction of prescription charges in NHS

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