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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They include Prime Minister Clement Attlee, Chancellor of the Exchequer Hugh Dalton, General Secretary of the Labour Party Morgan Phillips and Aneurin Bevan, Secretary of State for Health and founder of the National Health Service.
When Winston Churchill was unceremoniously dumped in favor of Clement Attlee in the spring of 1945, the Soviet Union served as the economic (if not political) model for Labour's plans to rebuild Britain.
Clement Attlee, who was Labour Prime Minister after the second world war, dies aged 84.
When told that Clement Attlee was a modest man, Winston Churchill is said to have remarked that Attlee had much to be modest about.
The Prime Minister, Clement Attlee, was a devotee of News from Nowhere and the Dream of John Ball.
Clement Attlee, prime minister, Toynbee Hall president and Fabian socialist, may well have launched the welfare state in 1945, but the acknowledged architect William Beveridge, was no Fabian, and his social security scheme was no Fabian blueprint.
Clement Attlee was Prime Minister and had ministers with foresight working for the common good, after the dark days of the war.
This is what the great Labour visionary Clement Attlee also had.
Margaret Thatcher didn't care for it overmuch while Labour Prime Minister Clement Attlee was far more relaxed.
The great party of Aneurin Bevan and Clement Attlee will probably become totally irrelevant leaving a Conservative government in ponzer for the foreseeable future.
It was perhaps Britain's greatest post-war leader, Clement Attlee, who had the opportunity - immediately after the general election of 1945 - to ensure that a level playing field for all children and young adults, in terms of their education, was firmly established.
THE LATE Clement Attlee, Labour Prime Minister, had his funeral in October 1967.
He told them he was proud to follow in the footsteps of Keir Hardie, Clement Attlee and Barbara Castle, who all attended the gala.
As such, I think I've only picked up two or three over the years: Muhammed Ali, Steve Bull and Clement Attlee.
The materials would clearly be of historical interest for what they reveal about diplomacy in a time of war, even if Cripps hadn't gone on to be considered, with Clement Attlee and Ernest Bevin, one of Labour's "big three" in the postwar era.