Clement Attlee

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British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)

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Memories of the Great Depression, fear of its possible return, and the demonstrated patriotism and competence of Labour Party leader Atlee brought a groundswell of support to the party, culminating in the landslide.
Steve Atlee litigates complex commercial matters, including class actions, business torts, intellectual property, securities, contract, and other disputes.
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The closest that we came to having a democratically-elected socialist government was in 1945, when Labour leader Clement Atlee was elected.
We need to elect a Leader who can win us the general election in five years' time; a leader who has the 20/20 vision to give our party and the people of Britain a Labour Party that is not just an opposition party, but a government in waiting, just like the Atlee government in 1945 and the Blair government of 1997 did.
The 26-year-old, of Atlee Court, Caerphilly, only realised that he had attacked the wrong person when he used the light of his phone to look at his victim's face.
The 2011 election resulted in the first coalition in the UK since the 1939/45 war years after which Clement Atlee came to power.
Nor do I require a rudimentary lecture on the political structure of Great Britain for I have pondered over its shortcomings since the days of Clement Atlee.
When W annoyed by the Labour intellectual Harold Laski, Clement Atlee told him: "A period of silence on your part would be welcome.
Latest buzz is that director Atlee is reportedly in talks with Vijay for a new film.
A SPECIAL film showing of Ken Loach's "Spirit of '45" will take place at Galeri Caernarfon The film, on November 29 at 7pm, is an account of how the Atlee Government elected in 1945 brought about a series of major changes in British society, including the creation of the National Health Service at a time of huge austerity following the end of the Second World War.
After WW2 we had a Labour government under Clement Atlee who didn't believe in risking services, utilities and essential industries in the hands of the private sector.
Your readers will be glad to know that Lord Atlee needn't have sacrificed his trip to the second city.
Tom Atlee - The Eugene writer will read from and sign copies of his latest book, "Empowering Public Wisdom: A Practical Vision of Citizen-Led Politics (Manifesto)" Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St.
Even the celebrated Atlee government used a piece of wartime legislation called Emergency Order 1305 to outlaw strike action after the Second World War had finished.