Harold Wilson

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  • Essay on Cox's Container Company (CCC)

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    past 5 years and profits are in declining trends due to reduce in margins. Harold Cox was clueless on how to rectify the problems. He has delegated the task to Erica Wilson to review CCC’s operations and oversee organization changes. Under her control and management, new central administration department was formed to implement budgeting system and company-wide information system. First time in the history of CCC, Wilson recruited external

  • ‘the Labour Governments of 1964-1970 Were More Successful Than the Labour Governments of 1974-1979.’ How Far Do You Agree?

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    In 1976 Wilson retired and Callaghan took over his role as Prime Minister despite the fact that Wilson had managed to win both of the elections in 1974 (The February and October elections). Wilson’s government managed to win the 1964 election after 13 years of the opposition being in power, he decided to do something new and present himself as an average Yorkshire man, and he even changed his first name to Harold as it sounds more working class. The people wanted

  • The Labour Government (1964 to 1970) Was Strong on Rhetoric, but Not on Action.” to What Extent Do You Agree with This Statement? (45)

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    Harold Wilson, who was the Prime Minister during 1964-70, had promised Britain one of his most effective campaign speeches. He had promised that Britain would catch up with “the white heat” of technological change. Wilson had successfully linked the Labour Party to modernisation in contrast to what were described as the “wasted years” of the Conservative government. The Labour government seemed to be more in touch with the social and cultural trends of the 1960s. Modernisation of the British

  • To What Extent Was There a ‘Post War Consensus’ in British Politics from 1951 to 1964?

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    1951 to 1964? (900 Words) Whether or not there truly was a ‘post war consensus’ in British politics from 1951 to 1964 is a highly debatable topic of which historians can often appear to be in two minds about; on one hand, Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson infamously described the period as ‘Thirteen years wasted’, whereas historian Robert Blake (a supporter of the Conservatives’, regards it as a ‘Golden age of growth’. The likes of Kevin Jeffrey’s even argue that consensus had even started before

  • A Brief Note On The Uk And China

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    An Overview of DE in the UK and China When discussing DE, the UK exemplifies both the history and success of DE because the industrialization Revolution (IR) led the UK to pioneer the development of DE. Similarly, when discussing DE development in China, the UK is the indispensable model of DE and the country to appreciate. China could not have started DE in 1970s without the support and example of the UK’s DE system. DE in the UK. Britain has a long history with DE. From the 1860s to the 1940s,

  • What Were the Two Greatest Sucesses and Failures of the Wilson Government

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    What were the two greatest successes and two greatest failures of the Wilson government 1964-70? This period of Labour rule is often marked down as a poor performance on behalf of the labour party, critically looked upon by many historians. There were many failings under the rule of this government however the circumstances they were placed in caused severe restraints in their options. Wilson had been voted into government with the promise of central planning and “the white heat of new technology”

  • Assess the Extent to Which the Wilson Government Achieved Its Objectives by 1970

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    Assess the extent to which the Wilson Government achieved its objectives by 1970 To assess the Wilson Government which ran from the years 1964 to 1970 you have to look at what the Labour government promised to achieve if they won the election in 1964. You have to look at what the changes the Wilson government brought forward in their time in office and how the personalities of its politician’s effects decisions made. The election campaign in 1964 was a close run contest even though there was

  • Is The Contemporary Crisis Participation For Traditional Forms Of Political Participation? Essay

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    A crisis in participation can be defined as a serious situation in which there has been a drop in, or lack of citizens engaging in political activities designed to influence government decision making. In this essay, I will demonstrate how there is a contemporary crisis in participation in traditional forms of political participation. This is however more significant amongst young and unskilled groups. I will show how there is an increase in participation in more informal methods of participation

  • Ghost Stories on Anti- Government Demonstrations

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    Peter Pocket who was very charismatic stood on his soap box in Hyde Park Corner, in Old London Town, Great Britannia and giving anti government speeches. The land was now in financial ruin and there was unrest everywhere thanks to the government led by Premier Blabberon. Under Blabberon’s tenure, the majority of the populace felt the full impact of the government’s austerity measures. People were loosing what they once believed to be secure jobs and they were left homeless and destitute. It had

  • Evaluate the Factors That Influenced the Result of the 2010 Uk General Election.

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    Evaluate the factors that influenced the result of the 2010 UK general Election. For the purpose of this essay, I will be evaluating the factors that influenced the result of the 2010 UK general election. The general election was held on Thursday 6th May 2010 and was the first election since 1974 to result in a hung parliament, as no party achieved the 326 seats needed to for an overall majority. The three main parties were the Conservatives, whose party leader was and still is David Cameron

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