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Bevan

Bevan (Paperback)

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Aneurin Nye Bevan (1897-1960) was the man who created the National Health Service, the crowning achievement of post-secon-world-war Labour government. The son of a miner from Monmouthshire, Wales, he became a local trade union leader at only 19, and won a scholarship to the Central Labour College in London. In 1929, he was elected a Labour MP. Bevan believed that the war was Britain's opportunity to create a new society, a position he maintained throughout the war. When the war ended, in 1945, the landslide Labour victory gave him the chance to help create it.

Francis Beckett is a journalist, author and contemporary historian, writing mainly about education, politics and society for several national newspapers. He has written extensively about British labour movement politics, including a much acclaimed biography of the Labour Prime Minister, Clement Attlee. Clare Beckett lectures in social policy at the University of Bradford and has written extensively on social policy for the Guardian.

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