Ref NoILW1197
Alt Ref NoILW1197
Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or Caption[Illingworth cartoon ILW 1197]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date3 Jan 1947
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Bureaucracy Treacle
Private Enterprise
Person DepictedDalton; Hugh (1916-1964)
Morrison; Herbert (1888-1965)
Shinwell; Emmanuel (1884-1986)
Dalton; Hugh (1916-1964)
NotesTitle supplied by cataloguer. DM and date--appears on verso. 8980--printed no. on recto. News: January 1. Labour nationalises Britain' coal mines. As new Year dawned, flags were hoisted at Britain's 1,500 collieries. They heralded change of ownership: the pits now belong to the nation. This part of the Government's nationalisation programme ought to have quickened socialist hearbeats most, but not so. ... At Coal Board headquarters in London the cabinet mustered for a handing-over ceremony. Cricket-loving Mr Attlee said: "The National Coal Board is going in to bat on a distinctly sticky wicket". Emmanuel Shinwell, the Minister of Fuel, warned: "The promised fiveday week for miners is difficult. Coal exports are down to vanishing point". ... [Chronicle of the 20th century]
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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