B ; trade unions ; post-war trade union revival? ; form AEU / TGWU + council of action

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bevin wanted to ensure black friday could never happen again and worked to replace old loose alliance with?
centralised structure for industrial militacy co-ordiation
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in '21 what was formed to counter gov / employer attacks on wages + hrs
new General Council of the TUC
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council tried win major union support and by '24 had whose?
NUR / MFGB
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only who conceived of this council as permanent alliance?
TGWU (Transport and General Workers' Union)
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from what year did they replace NTWF as lead transport union?
'22
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bevin worked to make TGWU biggest trade union in nation and by early '30s had whose support?
labour
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THE AEU
DFGDF
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what did this come from?
Amalgamated Society of Engineers
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formed in?
'51
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and in '20 they became?
Analganated Engineering Union
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ASE represented what kind of workers?
skilled workers who with hugher wages could pay more to their union
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created valuable fund for what?
providing workers with pay when striking
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ASE financial strength deterred employers from doign what?
pushing workers to strike
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expanded to AEU by absorbing?
local / regional unions for skilled workers
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THE COUNCIL OF ACTION
DFGD
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formed by trad unions and labour in response to risk of?
briatin entering into war w/ russia aug '20
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also how many local CoA?
350
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Council of Action's role was to co-ordinate what?
opposition to any attempt by british gov to aid polish war effort
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council woudl organise strikes to prevent?
manufacture and export of munitions and military supplies to poland
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in '20 how many protesters gathered in london to protest war?
6,000 (apparently that's a lot?)
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local councils of action formed through who?
regional labour branches / trade councils
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initially home office feared what about this left-wing moevement?
might present revolutionary threat to state
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fears exasperated by actions of more radical CoA's namely Birmingham which moved ofr?
extension of remit beyond opposing war
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they recommended for the councils to address what pquestions?
unemployment
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wanted the movement to become what on more general basis?
anti-capitalistic
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however who didn't see these movementsas revolutionary?
trade unionists / labour
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'20-'21 largely confined by?
no war
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by '21 why were they losing popular support?
no more war threat
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bc in '21 poland did what?
secured victory and independence over russia
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lack support by '21 convinced gov what?
general strike would be fiasco
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CoA remained in place after '21 as what?
propagandists for labour
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provided infrastructure for what?
co-ordinating future industrial unrest
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by what year had they reorganised after black friday?
'21
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