The LRC - AS British History OCR

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Creation of LRC

Trade unions
  Angered by employers in economic climate  in 1890
  Trade unions decided direct political action was needed
  At TUC conference - union put forward resoloution of securing a better representation of the interests of labour in the house of commons
  Overwhelming majority carried resoloution

  TUC invited SDF, Fabians & ILP to send candidates
  ILP took lead
  Hardie steered away from fierbrand politics of SDF (marxist & revoloutions)
  Hardie stopped idea that once elected w/c mps should confine selves to labour issues…


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