On Wednesday, 1 December 1976, the Cabinet met to discuss the severe economic crisis confronting the UK and the terms of the rescue package then being negotiated from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). It was an unusual meeting, one of …
Mark Wickham-Jones is Professor of Political Science at the University of Bristol. He is the author of Economic Strategy and the Labour Party and the co-editor of New Labour’s foreign policy. He is currently inching his way to an account of Labour party politics during the Cold War.
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