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Government and industry in the 1970s

James Callaghan, former Labour Party Leader and Prime Minister addresses party members.
James Callaghan, former Labour Party Leader and Prime Minister addresses party members.
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During the 1970s, government policy for industry was aimed at increasing efficiency, innovation and the formation of larger business units. Economic developments in the mid-1970s, however, imposed limits on policy.

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Further reading

  • Tomlinson, J.R., Government and the Enterprise since 1900 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994)