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 Michael Castle - “The leadership is a little fragmented at this point, and they're dealing with both ends of the rainbow.”
 Mike Castle - “They said how important it is for our party, how important it is for the leadership.”
 Barbara Castle - “You see, another reason for nationalization was that private ownership meant fragmentation.”
 Barbara Castle - “Why not pool your resources And so we broke into the concept of the sacredness of private property.”
 Barbara Castle - “What we set out to do was to ensure that this system of fair shares and the planning and controls continued after the war, and when we won, that's what we did.”
 Barbara Castle - “Those were the ideals that drove us to nationalization of the health service.”
 Barbara Castle - “There was no welfare state, and people had to rely mainly on the Poor Law - that was all the state provided. It was very degrading, very humiliating. And there was a means test for receiving poor relief.”
 Barbara Castle - “Then, with lots of people doing that without ever looking over their shoulders to see how they were affecting anybody else, it couldn't work, and it didn't work, and it just came to a standstill.”
 Barbara Castle - “That's what we meant - a society which was held together by the sense of our being members, one of another, interdependent, and we did.”
 Barbara Castle - “Now a company's power is becoming bigger and less accountable than it ever was before. It was bad enough when it was just a big, national industry.”
 Barbara Castle - “It might have been offset for us if the revenue from our own oil and natural gas that was just developing had been available to the Labor Government, but the oil revenues were just coming in when Labor fell in '79.”
 Barbara Castle - “In politics, guts is all.”
 Barbara Castle - “If you've got unemployment, low pay, that was just too bad. But that was the system. That was the sort of economy and philosophy against which I was fighting in the 1930s.”
 Barbara Castle - “I think we're going to get a lot of unrest showing itself in all sorts of demonstrations, and you never quite know what would come out of it.”
 Barbara Castle - “He described how, as a boy of 14, his dad had been down the mining pit, his uncle had been down the pit, his brother had been down the pit, and of course he would go down the pit.”
 Barbara Castle - “Britain in the 1970s was undoubtedly an economic mess because of the oil price explosion.”
 Barbara Castle - “Another example of that was that even during the economic problems of the 1945 government, we managed to carry out other aspects of our policy and other ideals. Through the establishment of national parks, for instance.”
 Barbara Castle - “And that will increasingly dawn on people. The demand for controlling the commanding heights will grow.”
 Barbara Castle - “I remember people who'd had a lot of hardship during the war. They'd thought we'd won.”
 Bob Castle - “We're going to take our time and be careful. We are prepared for problems.”
 Barbara Castle - “I remember a big meeting with the hosiery trade in Harold's ministerial room.”
 Bill Castle - “We've got a bulls-eye on us. I think we're ranked because of tradition and our past. Everyone comes after you.”
 Bill Castle - “We had trouble getting a game and they needed a game.”
 Barbara Castle - “Do you know one of the most interesting things is, when we lost office in '51 we did so on a higher vote that we'd been elected to in '45.”
 Barbara Castle - “We were not putting the wages or the money on investment into the industries to which our mass of people would want to turn, and the money was going.”

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