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Women and the Labour Party

Marion Phillips

Women and the Labour Party

by Marion Phillips

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Published by Headley Bros. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Labour party (Great Britain),
    • Women -- Employment -- Great Britain,
    • Women in politics -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Xerographic copy. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 1975. 21 cm.

      Statementby various women writers; edited with an introd. by Marion Phillips, and a foreword by Arthur Henderson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6137 .P6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination110 p.
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6617320M
      LC Control Number19010641

        Worse, only four women have ever run for the Labour leadership in its year history: Margaret Beckett in , Diane Abbott in , Liz Kendall and Yvette Cooper in (Angela Eagle having. An intriguing new book by Ben Cobley, a former Labour activist, “The Tribe: The Liberal-Left and the System of Diversity”, points out that the Labour Party rule book, a page document.

      CHRISTINE COLLETTE is a freelance scholar and lives in France. This, her seventh book, completes her study of women and the Labour movement that began with For Labour and For Women (Manchester University Press, ). The route led through trades unionism, a Labour Party parliamentary candidature, teaching General Studies to engineers and History and . Drawing on the interview data, the election of the Labour women MPs in suggests that, on this occasion, demand-side explanations of legislative recruitment have greater explanatory value than supply-side explanations. The Labour Party’s policy of all-women shortlists ensured that ‘selectorates’ selected by:

      Corbyn is hit by feminist backlash: women are set to quit Labour over decision to allow transgender candidates on all-female shortlists. Activists to resign on .   Labour and the Tories are both products of the establishment and had Corbyn not been elected a leader of the labour party, the difference between Tories and labour is non-existent. Tories are knowingly linked to many corporates, including arms and pharmaceutical ones like MERCK and funded by pro-Zionists pro-war individuals such as Robert.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Phillips, Marion, Women and the Labour Party. London: Headley Bros., [] (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Women and the Labour Party. New York: B.W. Huebsch, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource. Women and the Labour Party Front Cover Marion Phillips Margaret Bondfield became the first woman to be appointed a cabinet minister when she was appointed as Minister for Labour in the Ramsay McDonald's Labour Administration.

She had already been the first woman to be chair of the TUC General Council. Book: front cover. Details. Title. Labour party, British political party, one of the two dominant parties in Great Britain since World War I. Origins The Labour party was founded in after several generations of preparatory trade union politics made possible by the Reform Bills of.

Women and Equalities Labour is the party of equality, committed to achieving a world free from all forms of bigotry and discrimination.

Whether campaigning on the streets or passing legislation in government, Labour is the only party to consistently stand with women, disabled people, people from ethnic minority backgrounds and LGBT+ communities. The Conservatives have failed to. Details about Women and the Labour Party, by Various Women Writers by Anonymous Paperback Book.

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Douglas issues an ultimatum to the Team Unity government. SKN Labour Party Public Meeting in East Basseterre/5(1). In that clamour which has arisen in the modern world, where now this, and then that, is demanded for and by large bodies of modern women, he who listens carefully may detect as a keynote, beneath all the clamour, a demand which may be embodied in such a cry as this: Give us labour and the training which fits for labour!/5.

A Labour spokesman said the party had fully answered “a number of questions” put to it by the programme, and had also sent 50 pages of documents in response. It was not long after the election of a record number of women to the House of Commons in that the backlash began. The criticism was all-encompassing: they wore the wrong clothes, they voted the wrong way and they were concerned with the wrong issues.

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