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miners of Kilsyth in the 1926 General strike and lockout

Paul Carter

miners of Kilsyth in the 1926 General strike and lockout

by Paul Carter

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Published by History Group of the Communist Party in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPaul and Carol Carter.
SeriesOur history -- 58, General Strike 50th anniversary studies
ContributionsCarter, Carol., Communist Party of Great Britain. History Group.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21031903M

The Miners’ Lockout such charges in either. In the aftermath of the general strike, the miners’ leaders castigated the TUC leadership for calling off the strike, and, at the end of May, Cook addressed a rally in South Wales: Never have we been bullied . Other articles where General Strike of is discussed: Stanley Baldwin: When the miners went on strike (May 4, ) and they were supported with sympathetic strikes in other vital industries, Baldwin proclaimed a state of emergency, organized volunteers to maintain essential services, and refused to negotiate further with labour until the strike was called off (it ended )..

Examines the reasons for the General Strike and its significance for British society, focusing on events such as "Black Friday" and on the constitutional issues raised. The book argues that the strike was inevitable but asserts that it was not the disaster that it is often presented as being. Individual chapters consider topics such as school canteens, miners' lodges, recreational activities, picketing and politics. M3 - Book. SN - BT - The women and men of , a social and gender history of the General Strike and Miners' Lockout of in South Wales. PB - University of Wales Press. ER -Author: Sue Bruley.

The general strike in the United Kingdom was a general strike that lasted nine days, from 3 May to 12 May It was called by the General Council of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in an unsuccessful attempt to force the British government to act to prevent wage reduction and worsening conditions for million locked-out coal miners. The Miners' Lockout: Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield: Barron, Hester: Books -


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The General Strike of and the six month-long Miners’ Lockout which followed was a hugely important event in Welsh history and was arguably the most significant labour dispute. The Miners' Lockout: Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield, by Hester Barron Article (PDF Available) in The English Historical Review CXXVII() February with 70 Reads.

The Miners' Lockout by Hester Barron,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Miners’ Lockout was part of the General Strike ofcalled by the General Council of the TUC (Trades Union Congress) in an attempt to prevent the Government of the day from lowering the wages and making conditions worse for somecoal miners nationwide.

The Miners Lockout. Meanings Of Community In The Durham Coalfield. Hester Barron. Oxford University Press. £ The Miners' Lockout. Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield. Barron, Hester, Lecturer in History, University of Sussex Print publication date: Print ISBN Review by Dave Douglass.

The General Strike and the Defeat of the Miners (Classroom Activity) The General Strike began on 3rd May, Arthur Pugh, the chairman of the Trade Union Congress. The mining lockout was the biggest British industrial dispute of the 20th century.

At the end of April, 1 million miners refused to accept swingeing wage reductions. A hesitant Trades Union Congress called the General Strike in their support but, after nine days of unprecedented solidarity, ignominiously surrendered. The miners’ lockout involved 1 million men and was one of the most significant industrial disputes of the twentieth century.

Historical attention has usually been drawn to the 9 days of the general strike with which it began, with the 7 months of lockout frequently treated as an : Hester Barron.

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