POLITICS 1945-64

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CONSENSUS MAIN POINTS (4)
Keynesianism / Mixed Econ / NHS & Welfare State/ Full Emp
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WW2 IMPACT
changed the role of the government -took more control after 1940 Emergency Powers Act - mixed econ e.g. rationing
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WHY DID LABOUR WIN? (4)
Leadership: 'Man of the People' / Campaigns: 'Let Us Face the Future' / Policies: Beveridge / Public Mood: wanted change from harsh war and Tory unemp rep
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ATLEE GOV KEY ACHIEVEMENTS / POLICIES
e.g. 1944 Edu Act / 1946 Nat Ins Act / 1946 NHS Act etc / nationalising and more housing, means test abolished
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WHY DID LABOUR LOSE THE 1950 AND '51 ELECTION?
continued rationing and austerity / 45% tax / tired lab ministers / united conservatives
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KEY POLICIES DURING THE 1951-65 '13 GOLDEN YEARS'
Housing (Macmillan), 80% state, 300k built a year // Iron and Steel denationalised // Rationing end 1954 // 1959 Mental Health Act, humane treatment and 1962 Hosp Plan, Edu
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WAYS THEY WEREN'T FOLLOWING CONSENSUS
Stop Go - inflation // Denationalising
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END OF TORY DOMINANCE
Popularity declining 1962 // spending = inflation etc // opposed to the 'establisment' / Night of the Long Knives (ruthless) // Profumo Affaor
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