5 Quotes filtered by Nationalisation
It is government policy to phase out subsidies to nationalised industries. In line with this, the government hopes that the coal industry will be able to operate without the need for assistance apart from social grants.
Tony Benn 1974
I certainly did not say I would refuse to employ anybody becaue he had expressed himself in a hostile manner towards nationalisation. What I said was that I would not appoint somebody to a board if he had expressed himself as being against the provisions of the Bill and had declared that nationalisation was bound to prove a failure.
Emanuel Shinwell 23/06/1947
The one thing that is absolutely essential is that there shouldn't be any governmental control [of the media] directly or indirectly.
Tony Benn 1969
When you take into public ownership a profitable industry the profits soon disappear. The goose that laid the golden eggs goes broody. State geese are not great layers.
Margaret Thatcher 1976