History of the Labour Party (UK)
The Labour Party grew out of the trade union movement of the late 19th century, and surpassed the Liberal Party as the main opposition to the Conservatives in the early 1920s. In the 1930s and 1940s...
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Jeremy Corbyn’s dangerous appeal
The Washington Post - The policies of the British opposition party’s new leader are not based in reality.
Labour Party (UK)
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom. It grew out of the trade union movement and socialist political parties of the nineteenth century and has been described as a ...
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Clyde Workers' Committee
The Clyde Workers Committee was formed to campaign against the Munitions Act. It was originally called the Labour Withholding Committee. The leader of the CWC was Willie Gallacher, who was jailed und...
Jeremy Corbyn’s dangerous appeal
The Washington Post - The policies of the British opposition party’s new leader are not based in reality.
The Secret of the League
The Secret of the League is a 1907 dystopian novel by Ernest Bramah, which describes the overthrow of a democratically-elected British Labour Party Government through a carefully prepared plot by memb...
The longest suicide note in history
"The longest suicide note in history" is an epithet originally used by United Kingdom Labour Party MP Gerald Kaufman to describe his party's 1983 election manifesto, which was more left-wing than usua...
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League of Youth
The League of Youth was the youth organisation of the British Labour Party from 1926 to the 1960s. It accepted members between the ages of 16 and 25.
Patrick Dollan
Sir Patrick Joseph Dollan (1885 – 30 January 1963) and his wife, Agnes, Lady Dollan (née Moir; 1887 –16 July 1966) were Glasgow activists in the Scottish Independent Labour Party. During the...
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Gladstone–MacDonald pact
The Gladstone–MacDonald pact of 1903 was a secret informal electoral agreement negotiated by Herbert Gladstone, Liberal Party Chief Whip, and Ramsay MacDonald, Secretary of the Labour Representation C...
Tom Johnston (Scottish politician)
Thomas "Tom" Johnston CH (2 November 1881 – 5 September 1965) was a prominent Scottish socialist and politician of the early 20th century, a member of the Labour Party, a Member of Parliament (M...
Hugh Brown (British politician)
Hugh Dunbar Brown (18 May 1919 – 10 March 2008) was a British Labour Party politician. After serving as a councillor on the Glasgow Corporation, he was Member of Parliament for Glasgow Provan for 23 y...
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Ed Balls document leak
The Ed Balls document leak refers to a political controversy in the United Kingdom that arose in 9 June 2011. It was based on a database of 55 private documents leaked by The Daily Telegraph that purp...
2013 Labour Party Falkirk candidate selection
In 2013, Eric Joyce, Member of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom for Falkirk, resigned from the Labour Party and announced he would not seek re-election. The process of nominating a replaceme...
Labour Leader's Office Fund
The Labour Leader's Office Fund was a blind trust established and run by Lord Levy to finance Tony Blair's work in opposition before the 1997 General Election. Contributors to it included the milliona...
Scotland Act 1978
The Scotland Act 1978 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom intended to establish a Scottish Assembly as a devolved legislature for Scotland. At a referendum held in the following year, ...
Parliamentary Labour Club
The Parliamentary Labour Club was a club for officials of the British Labour Party. It was founded in 1924.The following categories of people were eligible for membership, as long as they were individ...
Edward Hunter (Billy Banjo)
Edward Hunter (also known as Billy Banjo) 2 June 1885 – 6 December 1959 was a Scottish socialist active in both Scotland and New Zealand. He was a trade union organiser, politician and a writer, and ...
Dave the Chameleon
Dave the Chameleon was the British Labour Party's advertising slogan, and the basis of their political campaign, for the 2006 local elections. The campaign attempted to portray the recently elected o...
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Clause Four Group
The Clause Four Group was a grouping in British Labour student and youth politics in the 1970s and 1980s set up on the 18th floor of Owens Park Hall of Residence at Manchester University. The group wa...
Arthur MacManus
Arthur MacManus (1889 – 1927) was a Scottish trade unionist and communist politician.
Arthur MacManus was born in 1889.MacManus joined the De Leonist Socialist Labour Party (SLP) and began work at...
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Hutton Inquiry
The Hutton Inquiry was a 2003 judicial inquiry in the UK chaired by Lord Hutton, who was appointed by the Labour government to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of David Kelly, a bio...
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Labour party proxy and undeclared donations (2007)
The Labour party proxy and undeclared donations was a political scandal involving the British Labour Party in November and December 2007, when it was discovered that, contrary to legislation passed du...
Sheffield Rally
The Sheffield Rally was a political event held by the Labour Party on Wednesday 1 April 1992, a week ahead of the 1992 UK general election on 9 April.
An event in preparation for eighteen months, ...