The reconstruction policies of Churchill's government
Nearing the end of WW2, the government began to concentrate on the reconstruction of Britain frollowing the war. These policies and plans would prove decisive in the 1945 general election.
There was a general concensus amongst the people that post-war life should be better than pre-war life and that the post-WW1 situation should not be repeated.
In contrast Churchill believed that by focusing efforts on the post-war reconstruction of Britain people were distracted from winning the war.
This did not stop a number of reforms being introduced during WW2, these included:
- 8/10 hospitals were brought under a national scheme (this was the…