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The first Labour government, 1924

Richard W. Lyman

The first Labour government, 1924

by Richard W. Lyman

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Published by Chapman & Hall in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Labour Party (Great Britain)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard W. Lyman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA578 .L9 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 302 p. :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26557130M

    By Richard W. Lyman, , Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Lyman, Richard W., , "The First Labour Government, " ().Cited by: 8.   The labor movement in the United States grew out of the need to protect the common interest of workers. For those in the industrial sector, organized labor.

    saw Britain's first ever Labour government under the leadership of James Ramsay MacDonald. In the General Election of the Labour Party won seats making it the second largest political group in the House of Commons after the Conservative Party. In the General Election Labour won seats.   The second Labour government under Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald took office on 5th June and remained in office until 24 August Following the collapse of Baldwin’s Tory government ( ) It was faced from the beginning with economic issues. What follows a only brief guide to events.

    Baldwin returned to office Nov. 4, , following the downfall of the first Labour prime minister, Ramsay MacDonald. The economic reforms—including the restoration of the wartime McKenna duties (a percent income tax and a percent excess-profits tax), the gold standard, and the silk tax—proposed by Baldwin’s appointee to the. Abstract. When during the Imperial Conference of it was announced that there had been an agreement for a truce in the fighting in Ireland to enable negotiations to begin, Beatrice Webb commented in her diary: ‘It is a blow to the government of Great Britain that it is the premier of South Africa, backed up by those of Australia and Canada and the foreign power of the U.S.A. Author: Max Beloff.


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