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British Labour Party, British politics and Ireland, 1886- 1924.

Billy McCarrick

British Labour Party, British politics and Ireland, 1886- 1924.

by Billy McCarrick

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Published by The Author] in [S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (D.Phil. ) - University of Ulster, 1992.

The Physical Object
Pagination[v], 396p.
Number of Pages396
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Open LibraryOL21161744M

The British Labour Party and the Wider World: Domestic Politics, Internationalism and Foreign Policy, edited by Paul Corthorn and Jonathan Davis. I.B. Tauris. April Find this book: This edited book adds to a growing literature on the Labour Party’s foreign policy, its internationalist values, and its relationships with the wider world. The political history of Liberalism in the twenty years after was dominated by two great concerns: the need to find a unifying platform for the party which would be capable of sustaining it as an effective political force in the post-Gladstonian era and the need to come to terms with the growing economic and political strength of organized Labour.

When the Liberals lost the general election, a political crisis shook the Liberal that, the Liberal Party adhered to the Gladstonian liberalism, of free markets, low taxation, self-help and freedom of choice, but after the many Liberals claimed for a political reformers' leaders were Thomas Hill Green and Herbert Samuel, that in the Progressive Review of. The issue of Ireland was a major one in British politics off and on for centuries. Britain's attempts to control and administer the country had at times significant consequences for British politics, especially in the 19th and 20th centuries. Although nominally autonomous until the end of the 18th century, Ireland became part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in In , a future British prime minister.

  Labour’s history is a relatively recent one. The Labour Representation Committee was only established in , and, after winning 29 seats in the general election, became the Labour Party. It was the product of a coming together of socialist groups, like the gradualist Fabian Society with (more potently at this stage) the trade unions. Report of the Annual Conference, Volumes 2nd Reading Dropped affiliated Amendment Applause areas authorities believe Bill Blackpool British campaign card vote cent Commission Composite comrades Constituency Labour Party constituency parties continued Council Councillor debate delegates discussion economic election emergency resolution.


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Book Description: At the beginning of the twentieth century, the British Labour Party was broadly supportive of Irish home rule. However, from the end of the First World War, Labour anticipated a place in government, and as a modern, maturing party in British politics, it developed a more calculated set of responses towards Ireland.

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British political establishment as a whole towards the future prospects of the Union: a largely bipartisan and solid defence of the Union had been breached. The split in the Whig-Liberal Party on the issue of Irish home rule inand the reconstruction of late Victorian Liberalism in a moreAuthor: Laurence Marley.

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