The National Unemployed Workers' Movement, 1921–36

@article{Hayburn1983TheNU,
  title={The National Unemployed Workers' Movement, 1921–36},
  author={Ralph H. C. Hayburn},
  journal={International Review of Social History},
  year={1983},
  volume={28},
  pages={279 - 295}
}
  • Ralph H. C. Hayburn
  • Published 1 December 1983
  • Economics, History
  • International Review of Social History
Between the wars, the response of the British Labour Party and Trades Union Congress to the problem of the unemployed was extremely limited. Committed to gradualist philosophies, the leaders of the labour movement were unwilling to attempt genuine socialist remedies in office, and, in opposition, to provide a militant leadership for the protest movement. The National Unemployed Workers' Movement, begun in 1921 and not finally dissolved until after the outbreak of the Second World War, was the… 

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