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

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4.
A. K. Cairncross Years of Recovery: British Economic Policy 1945-51 ( 1985) p. 352; B. W. E. Alford British Economic Performance 1945-1975 (Basingstoke, 1988) p. 32 and J. Tomlinson Employment Policy: The Crucial Years 1939-1955 ( Oxford, 1987) pp. 130-8.
5.
N. Rollings, 'The Control of Inflation in the Managed Economy: Britain 1945-1953' (unpublished PhD, Bristol University, 1990).
6.
H. Pelling The Labour Governments, 1945-51 ( 1984) ch. 12 and K. Morgan Labour in Power 1945-1951 ( Oxford, 1984) ch. 11. See also R. Miliband Parliamentary Socialism: A Study in the Politics of Labour ( 1972) ch. 9; D. Howell, British Social Democracy: A Study in Development and Decay ( 1976) ch. 5 and B. Jones and M. Keating Labour and the British State ( Oxford, 1985) ch. 3.
7.
S. Brittan Steering the Economy: The Role of the Treasury (Harmondsworth, 1971) p. 181 and p. 187. Other examples of the first strand are: G. D. N. Worswick , "'Direct Controls'", in G. D. N. Worswick and P. H. Ady eds. The British Economy 1945-1950 ( Oxford, 1952) p. 284; and P. D. Henderson, "'Government and Industry'", in G. D. N. Worswick and P. H. Ady eds. The British Economy in the Nineteen-fifties ( Oxford, 1962) pp. 327-9. Examples of the second strand are: G. D. H. Cole Socialist Economics ( 1950) p. 7; Miliband op. cit. p. 305; Howell op. cit. pp. 159-60; Jones and Keating op. cit. p. 83; and J. Eatwell and R. Green "'Economic Theory and Political Power'" in B. Pimlott ed. Fabian Essays in Socialist Thought ( 1984) p. 193. Also of relevance here is E. Durbin 'Fabian Socialism and Economic Science' in Pimlott ed. op. cit. pp. 39-53.
8.
A. A. Rogow The Labour Government and British Industry 1945-51 ( Oxford, 1955) p. 42.
9.
See A. Booth British Economic Policy 1931-49: Was There A Keynesian Revolution? (Hemel Hempstead, 1989) pp. 172-3; A. K. Cairncross op. cit. p. 344 and p. 501; A. K. Cairncross and N. Watts The Economic Section 1939-1961: A Study in Economic Advising ( 1989) p. 125; A. Gamble "'Stabilization Policy and Adversary Politics'" in A. Gamble and S. Walkland The British Party System and Economic Policy 1945-1983: Studies in Adversary Politics ( Oxford, 1984) p. 78; P. Hall Governing the Economy: The Politics of State Intervention in Britain and France ( Oxford, 1986) p. 76 and D. Marquand, The Unprincipled Society: New Demands and Old Politics ( 1988) pp. 42-3.
10.
J. Tomlinson Public Policy and the Economy since 1900 ( Oxford, 1990) p. 215.
11.
Eatwell and Green op. cit. p. 193. See also J. Eatwell "'Keynes, Keynesians and British Economic Policy'" in H. Wattel ed. The Policy Consequences of John Maynard Keynes ( 1985) pp. 61-76; and E. A. G. Robinson Economic Planning in the United Kingdom: Some Lessons ( Cambridge, 1967).
12.
Public Record Office, Kew (hereafter PRO) T229/31 EPB(47)11 'Control of Investment by Trade Associations' by Sir Graham Cunningham 2/9/ 1947. See also R. S. Edwards and H. Townsend Business Enterprise: Its Growth and Organisation ( 1958) pp. 404-5; and Rogow op. cit. ch. 3.
13.
J. Tomlinson, "'A Missed Opportunity? Labour and the Productivity Problem 1945-51'", Brunel University Discussion Papers in Economics No. 8904 and S. Blank Industry and Government in Britain: The F.B.I. in Politics (Farnborough, 1973).
14.
Tomlinson 'A Missed Opportunity?' pp. 22-3.
15.
S. Brooke "'Revisionists and Fundamentalists: The Labour Party and Economic Policy during the Second World War'" The Historical Journal Vol. 32 1989157-75; E. Durbin New Jerusalems: The Labour Party and the Economics of Democratic Socialism ( 1985). For an example, see G. D. H. Cole The Machinery of Socialist Planning ( 1938).
16.
Cairncross op. cit. p. 300.

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Notes on the Contributors vi
  • Preface vii
  • One: Introduction 1
  • Part One the Policies 13
  • Appendix 2.2 Edited Version of Gen343/4 'Revised Draft of the Bill', 6 February 1951 32
  • Notes 33
  • Three: Productivity Policy 37
  • Four Anti-Monopoly Policy 55
  • Conclusions 69
  • Notes 70
  • Five: Private Industrial Investment 74
  • Six Whatever Happened to the British Warfare State? the Ministry of Supply, 1945-1951 91
  • Notes 113
  • Seven: Taxation Policy 117
  • Part Two the Sectors 135
  • Eight the Cotton Industry: A Middle Way Between Nationalisation and Self-Government? 137
  • Notes 160
  • Nine: The Motor Car Industry 162
  • Ten the Shipbuilding Industry1 186
  • Appendix 10.1 204
  • Appendix 10.1 208
  • Eleven: The Film Industry 212
  • Index 237
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