Ted. Harold & Jim; ruling an ungovernable nation, 1970-9 time line

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1970

  • Heath becomes PM

1971

  • 1ST british soldier killed in Ulster in new outbreak of the 'troubles'
  • Barber budget- big tax cuts & cuts in gov spending
  • industiral relations act become law
  • Heath wins the vote in House of commons for entry intro Europe
  • NUM beigns over time ban

1972

  • NUM begins over-time ban
  • direct rule of Ulster imposed
  • Staturory wage & ay-freeze- return to prices & Y policy

1973

  • Britain joins EEC
  • arab-israeli war sparks oil crisis
  • miners begin second over time band

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