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That was not what men and women fought for during the war. Barbara Castle#Fought 65
Barbara Castle#Fought 65
There was no welfare state, and people had to rely mainly on the Poor Law - that was all the state provided. It was very degrading, very humiliating. And there was a means test for receiving poor relief. Barbara Castle#Degrading 63
Barbara Castle#Degrading 63
And that had a powerful appeal, particularly to those who had been denied the choice to stay on at school, to go to university, to be something else, other than going down the pit. Barbara Castle#Appeal 58
Barbara Castle#Appeal 58
He described how, as a boy of 14, his dad had been down the mining pit, his uncle had been down the pit, his brother had been down the pit, and of course he would go down the pit. Barbara Castle#Dad 53
Barbara Castle#Dad 53
You see, another reason for nationalization was that private ownership meant fragmentation. Barbara Castle#Another 50
Barbara Castle#Another 50
It is true that they paid much more attention to the trade unions because the trade unions were after all speaking for the rights and conditions of working men and women in their employment. Barbara Castle#Attention 32
Barbara Castle#Attention 32
It was very much a cry for democratic control at that time. Above all, breaking the accomplished power of a few people to rule the lives of everybody else. Barbara Castle#Accomplished 31
Barbara Castle#Accomplished 31
Those were the ideals that drove us to nationalization of the health service. Barbara Castle#Health 24
Barbara Castle#Health 24
In politics, guts is all. Barbara Castle#Guts 23
Barbara Castle#Guts 23
Another example of that was that even during the economic problems of the 1945 government, we managed to carry out other aspects of our policy and other ideals. Through the establishment of national parks, for instance. Barbara Castle#Another 22
Barbara Castle#Another 22
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