Clement Attlee


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Noun1.Clement Attlee - British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)
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2003: Film star Arnold Schwarzenegger, above, is elected governor of California, ousting the incumbent, three years before the end of his SIGOURNEY Weaver, US actress, 1949, above MATT Damon, US actor, 1970 ARDAL O'Hanlon, Irish comedian, 1965 DIED CLEMENT Attlee, Prime Minister, 1967 FRANKLIN Pierce, US President, 1869 NIGEL Bruce, film actor, 1953
Despite being a member of the wartime cabinet Clement Attlee had little knowledge of the Manhattan Project and the development of the atomic weapons that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.
In 1945 the newly elected Labour Prime Minister, Clement Attlee, announced that he would introduce the welfare state as outlined in the Beveridge report.
SOME readers might make the mistake of thinking Bernard McGuin's letter about Labour's Clement Attlee (Attlee's dark side, June 20) was about 'history.
The record of Clement Attlee and his government remains unsurpassed as social revolution brought about change which included nationalisation of utilities and bankrupt industry, near full employment, and the founding of the NHS which brought quality free health care to the whole population.
1883: Clement Attlee, pictured, Labour Party leader and prime minister from 1945-51, was born.
They are William Pitt the Younger, Earl Grey, Robert Peel, William Gladstone, Winston Churchill, Clement Attlee, Harold Wilson and Margaret Thatcher.
LABOUR leader Ed Miliband has suggested he will draw inspiration from the post-war administration of Clement Attlee if his party comes to power in 2015.
However, they were lowered following the deaths of Sir Winston Churchill and Clement Attlee as both were Freemen of the City.
This argument underlies his analysis of change and continuity in British economic policy-making, which focuses on four key moments of potential policy realignment--the successful realignments under Clement Attlee (1945-1951) and Margaret Thatcher (1979-1990) and the failed realignments under Edward Heath (1970-1974) and Tony Blair (1997-2005)--and the role of economic ideas within institutions.
The poll rated Labour's post-war Prime Minister Clement Attlee, architect of the National Health Service (NHS), easily topped the poll with a score of 8.
A B E SwI C k animals are known the world PM Clement Attlee in 1950 over.