Anthony Crosland Quotes (6 quotes)
Anthony Crosland, The Conservative Enemy (Jonathan Cape, 1962), p. 103.
“Much more should have been achieved by a Labour Government in office and Labour pressure in opposition. Against the dogged resistance to change, we should have pitted a stronger will to change. I conclude that a move to the Left is needed.”
Anthony Crosland, Socialism Now (Jonathan Cape, 1974), p. 44.
“As a democratic Socialist profoundly committed to the rule of law, I could not condone, let alone encourage, defiance of the law.”
Speech in the House of Commons (Hansard, 6 November 1974, Cols. 1076–7).
“I do not believe there is a long-term future for the privately rented sector in its present form.”
Speech in Eastbourne (20 November, 1975).
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Born: August 29, 1918
Died: February 19, 1977 (aged 58)
Bio: Charles Anthony Raven Crosland, otherwise Tony Crosland or C.A.R. Crosland, was a British Labour Party politician and author. He served as Member of Parliament for South Gloucestershire and later for Great Grimsby.