England and a New Century:- The Conservatives (Lord Salisbury)

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Balfour comes into power 1902

There were 2 working class MP'S in the whole of the House Of Commons.

John Hughington was told to move 6 miles away from his home as punishment for repeatedly asking for higher wages.

Eventually, the taff valley railway strike occoured. 16,000 miners laid off.

Black leg was brought in to replace them, however the strikers greased railway lines and sabotaged until wages were considered.

The strikers had to pay for damages as they demolished…


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