A snowbound bus near Oldham in February 1947 - the extreme weather conditions reflect post-war austerity.
Following the Labour election victory in 1945, the trade unions collaborated with the Government in economic and social policy until 1951. This moved Britain in the direction of corporatism.
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- Tomlinson, J.R., Democratic Socialism and Economic Policy: the Attlee Years, 1945-1951 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997)
- O'Morgan, K., Labour in Power, 1945-51 (Oxford: Clarendon, 1984)