Sir Winston on… Clement Attlee

Churchill had many opponents during his long career in Westminster, sparring frequently with members of all parties and causing him to earn a status as something of a maverick.

One of the most famous rivalries however, was with the Labour leader and renowned socialist Clement Attlee, who’s vision for post-war Britain often stood at odds with Churchill’s Imperialist beliefs.

In this revealing extract, Sir Winston talks frankly and passionately about the political and personal divisions between himself and the man he allegedly referred to as being ‘a modest man, with much to be modest about’.

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