Attlee’s narrow victory on German rearmament spelt the end of one era of controversy. The decision of the Churchill Government in 1955 to manufacture the H-bomb heralded in another. The whole nuclear debate reached its zenith in 1960 at the Scarborough Conference, but, paradoxically, virtually the whole Party by then supported, in one form or another, the ending of British nuclear independence.
KeywordsForeign Policy Nuclear Weapon Official Policy Labour Party Defence Policy
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