Setting the people free: the return of the Conservatives 1951-6 timeline

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1951

  • Churchill becomes prime minister

1952

  • Death of George VI
  • Butler's 1st Budget: Bank rate goes up
  • British atomic bomb test
  • Tea rationing ends

1953

  • Eisenhower inaugurated as president of the USA
  • Sweet rationing ends
  • Stalin dies
  • Butler's 2nd budget- tax cuts
  • Cornotation of Elizabeth II
  • Armistence ends the Korean war
  • hORSBURGH BECOMES 1ST TORY MINISTER FOR EDUCATION
  • announcement that all rationing will end in 1954

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