Post-War Consensus

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Between the political parties, there were many agreeing policies, such as:—

  • a belief in a mixed economy.
  • support for the NHS and welfare state; no more laissez faire.
  • an aim to ensure full employment; contrast to the mass unemployment in the ‘30s.
  • working with both trade unions and employers.

Sometimes, this consensus is named after RAB and Labour PM, Gaitskell; Butskellism. Despite this, opinions within the party varied.

Housing

In their manifesto, the Conservatives vowed to build 300,000 council houses a year. This would rebuild the houses destroyed during the war, and replace many of the slums people had lived in prior. Macmillan undersaw this, on…

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Post-War Consensus

  • Created by: q
  • Created on: 19-09-17 20:12

Between the political parties, there were many agreeing policies, such as:—

  • a belief in a mixed economy.
  • support for the NHS and welfare state; no more laissez faire.
  • an aim to ensure full employment; contrast to the mass unemployment in the ‘30s.
  • working with both trade unions and employers.

Sometimes, this consensus is named after RAB and Labour PM, Gaitskell; Butskellism. Despite this, opinions within the party varied.

Housing

In their manifesto, the Conservatives vowed to build 300,000 council houses a year. This would rebuild the houses destroyed during the war, and replace many of the slums people had lived in prior. Macmillan undersaw this, on…

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