Various people give their opinions on equal pay for women.
Great film to encourage men to take up jobs in the newly nationalised coal mines.
A review of events in Britain and around the World in 1947.
Exterior / interior shots of factories in Britain - cuts from 47/22.
Footage of various Government ministers at the 1947 Labour Party Conference. Margate
Aneurin Bevan takes over at Ministry of Labour. London.
Will Lawther, President of the National Union of Mineworkers, speaking from his desk. Mute.
National Coal Board in session - shots of meeting in progress.
Mines are handed over to National Coal Board.
Coal shortages following nationalisation create problems for other industries.
Floats take part in Coal Board gala procession. Wakefield, West Yorkshire.
The coal mines are taken into the people's ownership and men learn to care for trees.
Leader of the Communist Party addresses the public.
John Parsons interviewing women regarding the election
A group of miners talk to John Parsons about unemployment and illness. South Wales.
John Parsons interviews dockers about unemployment. Barry, Wales.
Cotton mill girls out of work thanks to shortage of coal.
Prime Minister Attlee announces the next General Election. Pathe ask people what they think.
Great trailer film to encourage men to take up jobs in the coal mines after nationalisation.
Leader of he Labour Party Mr Clement Attlee addresses the people.
Unemployed and working life in 1930s Britain
Conservative MP makes Party Political speech against government plans for nationalisation,
The development of road, rail and water transport in Britain - focuses on nationalisation in 1947
Cabinet Ministers attend the nationalisation of coal ceremony. London.
Minister for fuel and power, Emanuel Shinwell, makes his case for Nationalisation of the mines.
A great story about the economic difficulties facing Britain after the Second World War.
Excellent documentary about the National Fire Service.
Item showing prefabricated house being constructed in less than an hour.
Life after W.W.2.using ration books for shopping.
An investigation into the Country's housing problem.
Good shots of bricklayers at work on building site.
Squatters occupy empty buildings in protest at housing problem, interviews with men in street.
Prime Minister Clement Attlee opens a new block of flats in Stepney, London.
Health Minister Nye Bevan talks on the housing situation.
Mrs Shea prepares her new prefabricated house for her husband's imminent homecoming.
Commander Campbell shows Grandma Buggins around a modern kitchen.
Newcastle-under-Lyme reveals its plans to build many new houses after the war.
Modern houses to be built for the post war families.
Bomb sites and poor housing areas in London - good footage.
The GPO handle Christmas parcels that have come undone in the system.
A short trailer film encouraging people to take jobs in hospitals.
Short trailer film encouraging people to give back their medicine bottles to the NHS.
A mobile clinic in the Slough area to render treatment to workers. Buckinghamshire.
Message to fill in application form and 'Don't Forget, Choose Your Doctor Now'.
Requirement for & production of glasses, medicines, interview with Stephen Taylor.
Voice over informs people to read the new National Health Service leaflet.
A short trailer film about choosing a doctor under the National Health Service.
A short animated trailer film advising people to address their letters correctly.
Post Office worker urges people to put the right postage on letters going abroad.
Various shots of mail bags on GPO underground railway in London.
Shots of GPO sorting office and GPO underground station at Mount Pleasant, Clerkenwell.
Misleading title - item about Nye Bevan digging first clod of earth for health centre in London.