The year's most important news stories, as decided by editors of national newspapers.
Mines are handed over to National Coal Board.
Prime Minister Clement Attlee calls for increased production to make Britain more prosperous.
Part of an address by Clement Attlee on the need to pull together now as before, "for one more great effort - this time for victory over scarcity".
Footage of the 1947 Budget. London.
A short trailer film encouraging people to remember their National Insurance number.
A short trailer film encouraging people to report accidents at work and claim their benefits.
Minister for Health Henry Willink talks about the National Health Service.
Prime Minister Clement Attlee opens a new block of flats in Stepney, London.
Leader of he Labour Party Mr Clement Attlee addresses the people.