Labour Party Breakthrough 1906

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  • Labour Party 1906
    • Long Term Move to Labour
      • Industrial Revolution
      • Rapid City growth
      • social tension rises
        • overcrowding
        • Dieseases
        • Poor sanitation
        • poor working conditions
      • Cost of living
    • Socialist aims
      • Represent working class in parliament and improve workers lives
    • 2 seats 1900 29 Seats 1906
    • Trade Unions
    • Voice to anger
    • Taff Vale Case
      • Ramsay McDonald wrote to all TU's
        • Need for Labour in Parliment
      • Surge in TU support
      • 168 Unions affiliated to Labour
      • Improvment in finacnes
    • Lib Lab Pact
      • Support each others candidates
      • Liberals not challenge Labour in 30 areas
      • Helped establish Labour
    • Political Breakthrough
      • Trade Disputes Act
      • Small improvments Workments compensation act
      • Very little influence on Government
      • Dependent on Liberals
      • Voting restricted
      • Growth of Party wasn't inevitable
      • Coukd only win in constituencies where there were no Liberal candidate

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