National Economic Development Council

National Economic Development Council

National Economic Development Council

to get instant updates about 'National Economic Development Council' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!


All Updates

The National Economic Development Council (NEDC) was a corporatist economic planning forum set up in the 1962 in the United Kingdom to bring together management, trades unions and government in an attempt to address Britain's relative economic decline. It was supported by the National Economic Development Office (NEDO). Both were known as Neddy.

It was outlined to the House of Commons in July 1961 by then Chancellor, Selwyn Lloyd, and first met in 1962. It was modelled on the French Economic and Social Council.

Margaret Thatcher distrusted both planning and corporatism and mainly ignored the body throughout the 1980s. It was finally abolished by John Major in June 1992.

However within the European Union the United Kingdom is a member of a similar international body, namely the European Union's Economic and Social Committee.


Read More

No feeds found

Posting your question. Please wait!...

No updates available.
No messages found
Suggested Pages
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from