British Domestic Policy

Documents from [1939] to [1970]

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Carr, Mary

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File concerning the factors which dictated British agricultural policy in the post-War period, includes: Background notes on economic climate as a result of the war, from - "The Cost of Agricultural Import-Saving", by E.A.G. Robinson in the Three Banks Review,Dec 1958, "The State and the Farmer" by P. Self and H.J. Storing, "The Economic Background to Agricultural Policy", by Edith H. Whetam
Information on the National Farmer's Union as a Pressure Group (Contemporary Review, 1959)
Notes on import-replacement Britain's efforts in the post-War era to reduce dependance on imports
Details of Conservative Party Policy at the time of de-control
Comparison of agricutural objectives of the political parties regarding healthy agriculture, the price review system, marketing and conditions for workers
Commentaries on various literature dealing with war-time controls and the economic outlook for agriculture after the war, objectives of agricultural support policies
Analysis of John Kirk's article, "UK Agricultural Policy 1870-1970
Notes on G. McCrone's book, "The Economics of Subsidising Agriculture"
Material on prospects for British farming within the European Community
Paper by A. Winegarten of the National Farmer's Union for The Agricultural Economics Society meeting, July 1960, "Some Reflections on the Basis of International Competition for the British Market"

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