as being "out of touch" with British society. Examples of, the Winter of Our Discontent, in the dialogue below, two friends are talking about a problem that they recently solved. Political fallout edit In the summer before the Winter of Discontent, the minority Labour government's fortunes in the opinion polls had been improving and suggested that they could gain an overall majority in the event of a general election being held. Richard III, written in the year 1594.
The Winter of Our Discontent (Penguin Classics
The, winter of Discontent was the winter of 197879 in the United Kingdom, during which there were widespread strikes by public sector trade unions demanding larger pay rises, following the ongoing pay caps of the. Public sector employee strike actions included an unofficial strike by gravediggers working in, liverpool and, tameside, and strikes by refuse collectors. Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography: Volume. Callaghan therefore decided to give a press conference at Heathrow Airport. What Crisis?" being shown and read out by an increasingly desperate voiceover interspersed with film footage of piles of rubbish, closed factories, picketed hospitals and locked graveyards. There are so many wars going.