Stafford Cripps

Standard Name: Cripps, Stafford


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Friends, Associates Naomi Mitchison
Her Labour Party activism brought NM various somewhat unlikely friends, such as Stafford Cripps , Aneurin Bevan , and Jennie Lee .
Mitchison, Naomi. You May Well Ask: A Memoir 1920-1940. Gollancz.
politics Dorothy Wellesley
Her fellow signatories included Violet Bonham Carter , Stafford Cripps , archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans , historian H. A. L. Fisher , scientist-philosopher Julian Huxley , sculptor Laura Knight , writers Edith Lyttelton and J. B. Priestley
Textual Production Angela Thirkell
Private Enterprise was followed by Love Among the Ruins, 1948 (a title borrowed from Robert Browning ), The Old Bank House, 1949, and The Duke's Daughter, 1951. The draft of Love Among...


26 July 1945: The postwar general election put the Labour...

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26 July 1945

The postwar general election put the Labour Party in power with a landslide victory. Clement Attlee became Prime Minister; prominent in his Cabinet were Herbert Morrison , Ernest Bevin , Hugh Dalton , and Sir...

October 1947: Stafford Cripps, recently appointed Minister...

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October 1947

Stafford Cripps , recently appointed Minister for Economic Affairs in the postwar Labour government, delivered the landmark Economic Survey for 1947. This government white paper set out the principles of democratic planning, reconciling...


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