Thank you to Kevin Maguire for pointing out that Clement Attlee
is arguably the greatest Prime Minister this country has ever had (Mirror, Jan 22).
1883: Clement Attlee
, Labour Party leader and prime minister from 1945-51, was born.
JEREMY Corbyn is taking inspiration from legendary Labour prime minister Clement Attlee
in his fight for Downing Street, he has revealed.
EVENTS 1950: Clement Attlee
returns as prime minister of Britain but with a single-figure majority.
In 1945 the newly elected Labour Prime Minister, Clement Attlee
, announced that he would introduce the welfare state as outlined in the Beveridge report.
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.
They are William Pitt the Younger, Earl Grey, Robert Peel, William Gladstone, Winston Churchill, Clement Attlee
, Harold Wilson and Margaret Thatcher.
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.
There are those who think Clement Attlee
was the greatest prime minister of the 20th century and those who think he wasn't much to write home about.
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.
Remember Winston Churchill's remark, following the suggestion that his rival politician Clement Attlee
was a very humble man, that he had a great deal to be humble about.