Another example of that was that even during the economic problems of the 1945 government, we managed to carry out other aspects of our policy and other ideals. Through the establishment of national parks, for instance.
There was no welfare state, and people had to rely mainly on the Poor Law - that was all the state provided. It was very degrading, very humiliating. And there was a means test for receiving poor relief.
In politics, guts is all.
I remember people who'd had a lot of hardship during the war. They'd thought we'd won.
And that will increasingly dawn on people. The demand for controlling the commanding heights will grow.