The Establishment of the Post-War Consensus, 1954-64

Andrew Boxer explains why party political strife lacked real substance in the period after 1945.

Your Britain Poster
One of a set of three posters commissioned by the Army Bureau of Current Affairs from Abram Games and Frank Newbould on the theme ‘Your Britain: fight for it now’. Games’ posters were inspired by the Beveridge Report's recently published blueprint for a welfare state. His three designs juxtaposed pre-war squalor with modern images of state-funded health centres, housing and schools. Image: Wellcome Collection.

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