Cabinet Ministers attend the nationalisation of coal ceremony. London.
Mines are handed over to National Coal Board.
Budget day scenes around the Houses of Parliament. London.
Coal shortages following nationalisation create problems for other industries.
Government Ministers arrive at Durham Miners' Gala.
Footage of Labour Minister Herbert Morrison sitting at desk speaking.
Various shots of members of the Labour Cabinet.
Cuts from newsreel 49/47 - Labour Party Conference in Blackpool - Herbert Morrison speech.
Herbert Morrison and Ernest Bevin make speeches to the Labour Party Conference.