The post-war Labour Government in 1945 was determined to introduce key changes that would improve peoples’ lives and establish a welfare state. How did the Labour Government deal with the problems of the time?
Which Liberal politician prepared the Social Insurance and Allied Services report that proposed a welfare state?
J M Keynes
Which of the five ‘evil giants’ is missing from this list?
Want, disease, ignorance, squalor.
Which of these industries was nationalised in 1947?
Which idea did the government adopt from J M Keynes's book The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money to avoid a future depression?
The introduction of Marshall Aid
Higher interest rates
Increasing public spending
Which of these is a reason why Labour wished to introduce the Welfare state?
The idea of offering people a safety net from the cradle to the grave
from the cradle to the grave
All doctors would be in support of the NHS
It would be a great cost to the UK tax payers
Which Labour politician introduced the National Health Service?
Which Welsh town was created as a result of the New Towns Act of 1946?
Which of the following was a reason for nationalisation?
To increase efficiency in the key industries and help modernise them
It would give the shareholders more control of industries
It would raise the industry owners’ profits
When did the Conservatives return to power?
1945 general election
1950 general election
1951 general election
Who defeated Clement Attlee and became Prime Minister in the 1951 election?