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British politics since 1945

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Published by Blackwell Publishers in Oxford, UK, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [354]-364) and index.

      StatementPeter Dorey.
      SeriesMaking contemporary Britain series, Making contemporary Britain.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA589.7 .D67 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 378 p. ;
      Number of Pages378
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL786626M
      ISBN 100631190740, 0631190759
      LC Control Number95018884

      He therefore ruled that while preparations for social reform could be made in wartime, British politics since 1945 book must await the outcome of the first post-war general election. It was one of the thing people were not satisfied about and so a failure of the Labour Party especially as the middle-class was annoyed by council houses. This caused the bitter split inside the Labour party. All hospitals were nationalized and brought into the system. John Carrier and Ian Kendall find that the mission for Minister of Health Aneurin Bevan was resolving "The potential conflict between the aim of providing a universalist, comprehensive health service of a good standard and that of containing health costs to a reasonable level, and how to finance the system in such a way that certainty and sufficiency of funds could be guaranteed. Print this page Politics in peacetime Between and Winston Churchill was probably the most popular British prime minister of all time.

      Did the Conservative waste 13 years ? Reviews: "Pippa Norris has produced a very solid and thorough book that will be useful for teaching. The result plunged him into depression and his party into shock, but it was not quite as bad as it seemed. The period from was the classic era of two-party dominance at every level of British politics: at Westminster, county hall, and in the electorate. Absorbed in the conduct of the war he was resentful of what he thought of as distractions, and especially of the raising of issues likely to cause disputes within the coalition. SNP was the central force behind the Yes campaign and is polling at similar levels for the upcoming general election.

      Public ownership was meant to lead to increased efficiency and consequently lower prices. SNP was the central force behind the Yes campaign and is polling at similar levels for the upcoming general election. He or she may also be supported by a number of junior Ministers. In the end of the war, the government brought in nationalisation but left managers in their job. How effective was the NHS?


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It was also one for which he was partly responsible, because the very qualities that had made him a great leader in war were ill-suited to domestic politics in peacetime. The remainder went mostly for machinery and oil.

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Why has British membership of the European Union rarely attracted a national consensus? The result plunged him into depression and his party into shock, but it was not quite as bad as it seemed.

Historically, the British monarch was the sole source of executive powers in the government. Overseas spending was considered too high.

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Now in a substantially expanded new edition, the author extends his exploration of the debate over "consensus" up to the present day. They could go on having inefficient habits. Never was a party so leaderless as the Conservative Party is today More doctors in depraved areas were not as qualified and so working-class people did not get exactly the same care in the end.

Churchill, however, completely missed the opportunity. So the SNP is the other major new force in U. Why is there a nationalist party advocating independence for Scotland and a whole separate party system in Northern Ireland?

Top Campaigning It was all the more important that he should do this, since the Labour Party was fighting a strong campaign, hammering home its policies on the nationalisation of industry, full employment, social security and the issue which, according to the opinion polls, was most important in the minds of voters - housing.

The repeated emphasis he gave to the need to finish the war against Japan suggested once more that war was his only real interest. Public expenditure remained high. Why did the Labour Government lose the election?

British Politics since 1945

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