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The New Party: Ideal and Reality (to 1906)

  • Henry Pelling

Abstract

The Labour Party is as old as the twentieth century, in fact if not in name. Its foundation took place at a conference in London in February 1900, and its later annual conferences are numbered from this date forward. But until just after the general election of January 1906, the party’s activities were conducted under the more modest title of the ‘Labour Representation Committee’.

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Trade Union Short History Labour Party Liberal Party Socialist Society 
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© Henry Pelling 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Pelling
    • 1
  1. 1.St John’s CollegeCambridgeUK

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