British dates 1945-1970

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1. what economic things did Wilson introduce?

  • butskellism was brought back
  • Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) and Prices and Income Board was set up in feb 1965
  • wage freezes
  • more inheritance tax
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2. most important feature of nationalisation?

  • fuel and power industries (1946 and 1948)
  • cable and wireless (1946)
  • iron and steel (1949)
  • innland transport (1947)

3. what happened in July 1962?

  • the 'night of the long knives'
  • Nottinghill Riots
  • bloody sunday
  • the general election

4. main problems labour faced?

  • invisible exports dropped by £248 million in 1938 to £120 million in 1946
  • cost of oversea military commitments between 1938 and 1946
  • in debt of £4198 million
  • Hugh Dalton Chancellor of the Exchequer got loan of $60000 from US and canada in 1945-1947
  • a balance of payments (1945-46) spent £750 million abroad
  • exports dropped by 60% in wartime
  • overworked ministers

5. what was Frank Cousins the leader of?

  • bus and train ways union
  • the taxidermy industry
  • Transport and General worker's union (TGWU)
  • trade union leader of press and publications

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