Labour Governments and Private Industry: The Experience of 1945-1951

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6.
"'Sir Maurice Denny'" in A. Slaven and S. Checkland eds. The Scottish Dictionary of Business Biography ( Aberdeen, 1986) pp. 212-14.
7.
LPA, R.D./146, "'Shipbuilding'" p. 12.
8.
C. Barnett The Audit of War ( 1987 edn) pp. 121-2.
9.
Parkinson op. cit. p. 165.
10.
M. M. Postan British War Production ( 1952) Table 29, pp. 295 and 300-3.
11.
Ibid.
12.
Public Record Office, Kew (hereafter PRO) ADM1/11892 Labour in Naval and Mercantile Shipyards (Barlow Report) July 1942 and PRO BT28/319 Report to the Machine Tool Controller on the Equipment of Shipyards and Marine Engineering Shops (Bentham Report) September 1942.
13.
PRO ADM1/11892 "'Barlow Report'" July 1942.
14.
PRO BT28/319 "'Bentham Report'" September 1942.
15.
PRO ADM1/12506 "'Report of the Shipyard Development Committee'" August 1943.
16.
PRO MT9/3648 "'Notes of an informal discussion between representatives of the shipbuilding and shiprepairing industries, the Admiralty and the Ministry of War Transport, on post war problems'" 12/10/1942.
17.
PRO CAB24/207 Memo by the First Lord of the Admiralty ( A. V. Alexander) "'Shipbuilding Industry: Relationship with Government after the War'" April 1944.
18.
PRO ADM1/17037 Memo by the Minister of War Transport (Lord Leathers) "'Shipbuilding'". See also the memo by the Under-Secretary of the Post War Shipbuilding Committee ( E. A. Seal) advocating continued control of the industry by the Admiralty 13/5/1944.
19.
PRO MT9/3956 "'Notes of a meeting held at the Admiralty to discuss the Government's scheme for the Shipbuilding Industry'" 16/11/1944.
20.
The joint proposal began as separate schemes advanced by Alexander and Leathers. See PRO CAB87/7 Memo by the First Lord of the Admiralty ( Alexander) 'The Shipbuilding Industry 17/3/1944 and ADM1/17037 Memo by the Minister of War Transport (Leathers) 'Shipbuilding' 3/5/1944. These proposals were subsequently modified; see PRO MT9/3956 Report by E. A. Seal on "'The Post War Shipbuilding Committee'" 12/5/ 1944; PRO ADM1/17037 Note by E. A. Seal on "'Lord Leathers'" memorandum' 13/5/ 1944; PRO MT79/3956 Discussion of "'Report by the Post War Shipbuilding Committee'" 15/6/ 1944; PRO CAB124/207 unsigned memo on "'The Shipbuilding Industry'" July 1944; Memo by J. Jewkes on "'The Shipbuilding Industry'" 10/7/1944 and Memo by C. H. Wilson on "'The Shipbuilding Industry'" 8/7/ 1944. In August 1944, Alexander wrote to Leathers, that: 'it is becoming urgently necessary for the Government to take a decision in this matter . . . as . . . it is no use leaving the shipbuilding industry to drag on as it was left after the last war' and advocating a joint stance; PRO MT79/3956 Letter from Alexander to Leathers 29/8/1944; see also PRO ADM1/17037, Note by the Minister of War Transport and the First Lord of the Admiralty, "'Post War Prospects of British Shipbuilding'", September 1944.
21.
PRO MT9/3848 Note by the Minister of War Transport and the First Lord of the Admiralty, "'Post War Prospects of British Shipbuilding'" September 1944.
22.
PRO MT9/3956 'Shipbuilding Comittee'a 29/11/1944. See Appendix 10.1.
23.
PRO ADM1/19104 Memo initialled J. L. "'Shipbuilding'" 12/11/1945.
24.
PRO MT73/2 "'Final Report of the Shipbuilding Committee'" March 1946.
25.
Shipbuilder and Marine Engineer, September 1945.
26.
PRO ADM1/19104 Letter from A. V. Alexander to A. Barnes "'Prospects of Shipbuilding in the UK'" 21/11/1945.
27.
PRO CAB124/208 Memo initialled TMN "'Shipbuilding Industry'" 16/1/1946.
28.
PRO CAB124/208 Memo by N. Watts "'The Shipbuilding Industry'" 22/2/ 1946.
29.
PRO CAB124/208 Memo initialled TMN "'Shipbuilding Industry'" 16/1/1946.
30.
PRO BT199/1 "'The Shipbuilding Advisory Committee'" June 1946. See

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