What was the greatest achievement of the 45-51 Labour government?

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What was the greatest achievement of the 45-51 Labour government?
1 Economic
1.1 Nationalisation
1.1.1 For
1.1.1.1 Taxpayers own a share of industries.
1.1.1.2 Industries saved from no profit after WWII.
1.1.2 Against
1.1.2.1 Stopped private companies e.g. profitable steel.
1.2 Keynesianism
1.2.1 For
1.2.1.1 Tackled 5 giants.
1.2.1.2 Spent money on NHS.
1.2.2 Against
1.2.2.1 Budget deficit.
1.2.2.2 Didn't improve economy.
2 Social
2.1 Beveridge Report / NHS
2.1.1 For
2.1.1.1 Free long-term healthcare.
2.1.1.2 Healthcare system better than laissez-faire.
2.1.2 Against
2.1.2.1 Expensive - the "dandruff syndrome."
2.1.2.2 Middle class still had better healthcare.
2.2 Education
2.2.1 For
2.2.1.1 Tripartite system and 11+ equal.
2.2.2 Against
2.2.2.1 Better schools in better areas cemented classes.
3 Political
3.1 Foreign Policy
3.1.1 For
3.1.1.1 Convinced US of need for Marshall Aid.
3.1.1.2 Indian independence allowed focus on UK.
3.1.2 Against
3.1.2.1 £ devalued.
3.1.2.2 Marshall Aid only paid off in 2006.
3.1.2.3 Loss of prestige / resources.
3.2 NATO
3.2.1 For
3.2.1.1 Helped stop Soviet expansion / establish UK as world country.
3.2.2 Against
3.2.2.1 Severed USSR ties.
3.2.2.2 Increased nuclear spending.
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