On winning the 1964 election the new Labour government adopted an interventionist industrial policy. By the late 1960s a policy of amalgamation through merging firms was intended to deliver companies which could compete on a global basis, but the outcomes did not always match expectations.
Dr Anthony Gandy
Dr Anthony Gandy is a Visiting Professor at the London Institute of Banking and Finance and Ulster
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