A poster printed for the 1945 General Election in Greenwich represents one of the most dramatic elections in the twentieth century. Conservative Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who led the country through the Second World War, was voted out after Labour, led by Clement Attlee, won the election. Greenwich voted in a Labour MP, Joseph Reeves.
The new Labour government introduced huge social reforms including setting up the National Health Service (NHS) in 1948. In the last year we have appreciated our NHS and other key workers more than ever. Do you work in the NHS – we would love to hear from you?Share your story