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The Govenment has tried everything to solve the problem of the coal industry - semi-starvation, imprisonment, extortion, threats, the supplication of the miner's leaders, and what is the almost omnipotence of Churchill's oratory. All have failed. There is one thing they have not tried. They haven't tried getting rid of the coal owners. For the one truth the Government has not yet learned is .... you can get coal without the coal owners, but you can't get coal without miners. - Aneurin Bevan

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Minister of Health in the 1940s who had much to do with the establishment of the NHS

Born:15th November, 1897
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Starsign: Scorpio

Author Keywords: Establishment, Nhs, Health, Minister

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