James Callaghan.

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Comment on unemployment under Callaghan.
1.6M in 1978. in 1974 it was only 600,000.
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Comment on inflation under Callaghan.
Successfully fell from 16% (1974) to 8% (1978) but it quickly rose again to 19% (1979).
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How much was pay allowed to rise 1975-79?
Allowed to rise no more than 10% per year.
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How many days were lost to strikes in 1976?
3M
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How many days were lost to strikes in 1979?
30M
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Comment on the 1979 Lorry Drivers Strike.
Threatened food supply so gave in, 20% wage increase. Rubbish completely engulfed Leicester Square, London.
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What was the Winter of Discontent?
1989-79 increased TU militancy, attempted to gain wages hikes.
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What was the peak of strikes under Callaghan?
1979, 22 Jan, 1.5M workers went on strike on one day.
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Callaghan and Education
1976 - Forced schools to publish a timetable for introducing comprehensive schools.
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Successfully fell from 16% (1974) to 8% (1978) but it quickly rose again to 19% (1979).

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