The Failure of the Heath Government

  • Martin Holmes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. The Political Setting

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Political Pressure and Economic Policy

  4. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Martin Holmes
      Pages 127-139
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 151-164

About this book


Second revised edition of a study of the Conservative government of 1970-74 which discusses and attacks recent revisionist interpretations which exonerate Heath from culpability for the economic and industrial meltdown of 1972-74. Reveals the economic, political and electoral misjudgements of the Heath government.


economic policy employment government Policy revolution

Authors and affiliations

  • Martin Holmes
    • 1
  1. 1.St Hugh’s CollegeOxfordUK

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