Campaign 1964- British history

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LABOUR POLICIES ( CALLANGHAN'S BUDGET)

  • increase value of social security & child benefits
  • increased pensions
  • prescription charges abolished
  • minimum income revised
  • free vote on dealth penalty
  • laws limiting trade union liabilty for economic  loss caused by strikes
  • protection for tenants from exploiting land lords

WHY WILSON DIDN'T DEVALUATE

  • prices of goods would increase and the blame would be on Labour
  • imports would be expensive causing inflation
  • commonwealth held £ so would be betrayal
  • blow against Britiain's prestige
  • should have because this would happen again about at this point he would have been able to blame it on the Tories

OCT '64 WILSON…

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