Reference Entry

Gaitskell, Hugh Todd Naylor (1906-1963), politician

Brian Brivati

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


University teacher and Labour Party adviser | Election to parliament and office in the Attlee government | Chancellor of the exchequer, 1950-1951 | In opposition: the Labour leadership | Family and private life | Revisionism and clause 4 | Britain's nuclear deterrent | Britain and Europe | Legacy and historical reputation

Reference Entry.  6236 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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