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The failure of the Heath government

Author: Martin Holmes
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan Press, 1997, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Second revised edition of a study of the Conservative government of 1970-74 which discusses and attacks recent revisionist interpretations which exonerate Heath from culpability for the economic and  Read more...

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Named Person: Edward Heath; Edward Heath; Edward Heath
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Holmes
ISBN: 033371606X 9780333716069 0333716078 9780333716076
OCLC Number: 38009973
Description: xx, 164 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements - The Failure of the Heath Government: Introduction to the Second Edition - PART 1: INTRODUCTION - Electoral Victory and the 'Quiet Revolution' - PART 2: POLITICAL PRESSURE AND ECONOMIC POLICY - The Industrial Relations Act: Its Origins, Operation and Consequences - The U-Turn over Industry Policy - The 'N minus 1' Experiment and the Reaction to Rising Unemployment - The 'Heath Dilemma' and the Drift to Incomes Policy - The Operation of Stages I and II - Stage III, the Miners' Strike and the February 1974 Election - PART 3: CONCLUSIONS - Policy Reversals and Prime Ministerial Power - Policy Reversals and Contemporary Conservatism - PART 4: APPENDICES - Chronology - Select Bibliography - Index
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