That was not what men and women fought for during the war.
I remember a big meeting with the hosiery trade in Harold's ministerial room.
Those were the ideals that drove us to nationalization of the health service.
I remember people who'd had a lot of hardship during the war. They'd thought we'd won.
Britain in the 1970s was undoubtedly an economic mess because of the oil price explosion.
You see, another reason for nationalization was that private ownership meant fragmentation.
Why not pool your resources? And so we broke into the concept of the sacredness of private property.
And that will increasingly dawn on people. The demand for controlling the commanding heights will grow.
And what always struck me about that war period was how even Churchill had to talk socialism to keep up people's morale.