How successfully did the government deal with industrial unrest/general strike?

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Dealt with it successfully:

  • Trades disputes act: put limits on unions and sympathy strikes.
  • Samuel commission 19 25 to avoid a lockout.
  • Subsidies expanded to 'Imperial Airways' to encourage civil aviation.
  • Organisation for the Maintenance of Supplies: 100,00 volunteers prevented the strike being a success.
  • British Gazette: Churchill put into action to create propaganda which promoted the government.
  • Won public sympathy: who rules Britain? Played on the threat to British constitution.
  • Subsidised wages and profits for…


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