15/02/1951 The Iron & Steel Act took effect, Britain nationalizes it's steel and iron industry
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The Iron & Steel Act took effect in February, the Corporation becoming the sole shareholder of 80 of the principal iron and steel companies. The model differed from previous nationalizations in that it was the share capital of the companies that were acquired, not their undertakings.
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