Scope and Contents
Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: defence; the Labour Government's National Economic Plan (1965); price increases under Labour; strikes; National Savings; providing incentives in industrial and commercial life; Labour transport policy on roads, rail and London commuter rail services; inflation; the British view of the United States; immigration; taxation; Labour incomes and prices policy; the Budget (1965); the balance of trade; Labour public spending; renewing Conservative policy and the party organisation; nationalisation; damage done by giving financial aid to developing countries; the myth of Britain's national decline; Labour industrial policy; Labour housing policy; JEP's re-adoption as MP for Wolverhampton South-West [Staffordshire] and role as an MP; union wage negotiations and trade union law; civil aviation policy; education; politics and the investor; capitalism and free enterprise; the National Economic Development Council (Neddy); the 1964 General Election; development of the National Health Service; Broadmoor Hospital [Berkshire]; drug safety testing, including thalidomide; the National Incomes Commission; mental health provision and the ambulance service; humanisation of the hospital service; emigration of British doctors; hospital staffing and need for new hospital building; local government; relations with industry; the Mental Health Act.
Also includes: letter from David Bruce [American Ambassador to Britain] on JEP's speech on England for the St George's Day Banquet (1961).
- 1957-11 - 1965-09
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The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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