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1970-75: Cabinet rank Chronology

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72 Sep 26 Tu Info Only Major [Chronology] Tripartite talks began (broke down 2 Nov)
72 Nov 6 Mo Info Only Key [Chronology] Statutory control of pay, prices, dividends and rents (Phase I)
72 Dec 6 We Info Only Key [Chronology] MT's White Paper published: Education: A Framework for Expansion
72 Dec 7 Th Info Only Major [Chronology] Sutton and Cheam by-election: Liberal gain from Conservatives
73 Jan 1 Mo Info Only Key [Chronology] Britain acceded to the European Community
73 Jan 17 We Info Only Major [Chronology] Phase II of pay policy announced
73 Feb 28 We Info Only Major [Chronology] Labour-TUC document launched the Social Contract
73 Mar 6 Tu Info Only Major [Chronology] Budget: introduced VAT, at 10 per cent
73 Apr 1 Su Info Only Major [Chronology] Phase II of pay policy began
73 May 21 Mo Info Only Major [Chronology] Sex scandals hit government (Lambton resigned; Jellicoe followed (24 May))
73 Jul 26 Th Info Only Major [Chronology] Ripon and Ely by-elections: Liberal gains from Conservatives
73 Oct 6 Sa Full Text Key [Chronology] Arab-Israeli War (ended 24 Oct); oil price increased 70 per cent
73 Oct 8 Mo Info Only Key [Chronology] Phase III announced: 2.25 or 7 per cent; inflation linked `threshold' payments
73 Nov 12 Mo Info Only Key [Chronology] NUM overtime ban began; State of Emergency following day
73 Dec 2 Su Info Only Major [Chronology] Reshuffle: Whitelaw became Employment Secretary
73 Dec 9 Su Info Only Key [Chronology] Sunningdale Agreement
73 Dec 13 Th Info Only Key [Chronology] Three day week announced
73 Dec 17 Mo Info Only Major [Chronology] Emergency budget: 1200m reduction in planned expenditure
74 Jan 9 We Info Only Major [Chronology] TUC offered to treat miners' pay claim as special case; rejected by government
74 Feb 5 Tu Full Text Major [Chronology] NUM strike ballot: 81 per cent in favour
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