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The Labour Party and the war

an open letter to the rank and file

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Published by Independent Labour Party in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24345033M
OCLC/WorldCa37975715

  Labour HQ's campaign against anti-war party members shows why the movement needs to be strengthened, writes Chris Nineham The leaked report into Labour's handling of antisemitism has caused shock and anger throughout the Labour movement and beyond. It Author: Chris Nineham. An intriguing new book by Ben Cobley, a former Labour activist, “The Tribe: The Liberal-Left and the System of Diversity”, points out that the Labour Party rule book, a page document.

Whatever reservations might be held about Labour’s ability to carry these through, such positions summed up the long-held beliefs that first inspired the socialists of the ILP, and once enshrined in Clause Four were held to be the property of the entire Labour Party. Now, during the war, the Labour leaders started rewriting the political. The book is a window into the post-war period in which Labour produced a generation of able and serious thinkers. Whether you agreed with them to not figures such as Shore, Crosland, Benn and Foot Author: William Clouston.

Keith Laybourn traces the emergence of the Labour Party, its highs and lows and wonders if its forward march is now halted. Tug-of-War: Ramsay MacDonald is the first man on the rope at a Labour Party rally, Ever since the Labour Party was formed as the Labour Representation Committee in it has been at the centre of intellectual and.   Book alleges s British Labour Party leader was Soviet agent Septem by Joseph Fitsanakis 1 Comment The leadership of the Labour Party in Britain has reacted with disdain after a new book by a leading author and columnist claimed that Michael Foot, who led the Party in the early s was paid agent of the Soviet KGB.


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History. The Labour Party was born at the turn of the 20th century out of the frustration of working-class people at their inability to field parliamentary candidates through the Liberal Party, which at that time was the dominant social-reform party in the Trades Union Congress (the national federation of British trade unions) cooperated with the Independent Labour The Labour Party and the war book.

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This history of the Labour Party during the Second World War offers a fresh look at British politics during the war years. The author examines the effect of war upon the party's ideology and policy, the experience in government of Labour leaders such as Clement Attlee and Hugh Dalton, and the tensions produced within the party by the circumstances of : Stephen Brooke.

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Labour was part of the wartime coalition from to under then-leader Clement Attlee, who would later become the UK’s first Deputy Prime Minister. Book Description. Questions of war were not central to the founding of the Labour Party, yet questions of war – specifically, under what circumstances the party would support the dispatch of British military forces to fight abroad – have divided and damaged the party throughout its.

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Brooke examines the effect of war upon the party's ideology and policy, the experience in government of Labour leaders such as Clement Attlee and Hugh Dalton, and the tensions produced within Author: Stephen Brooke. The Independent Labour Party (ILP) was a British left-wing political party founded in The ILP was affiliated with the Labour Party from to This collection contains minute books, annual reports, committee reports, conference resolutions, and weekly notes for speakers from the party’s archive.

These documents cover a. Questions of war were not central to the founding of the Labour Party, yet questions of war – specifically, under what circumstances the party would support the dispatch of British military forces to fight abroad – have divided and damaged the party throughout its history more deeply than any other single issue.

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