B ; trade unions ; post-war trade union revival? ; gov action + union responses to black friday

among workers there was determination to keep hold of?
wartime wage increases
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also great awareness of what kind of weapon strikes presented?
possibly revolutionary / politically influential
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yet unions failed to do what?
co-operate
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w/o transport / rail support miners doomed and gov could continue to do what?
import cheap coal
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also revealed that with war over gov prepared to do what?
counter industrial efforts to secure influence
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STATE APPARATUS FOR STRIKES
DGDFG
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in war gov passed what act?
Defence of the Realm Act
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which did what?
regulated industrial relations
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in october '20 this act was replaced with?
Emergency Powers Act
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this allowed gov to do what in times of severe industrial arrest?
declare state of national emergency / make provisions for mntn supplies / full power 2 cabinet + civil service / quick passing emergency legislation against militancy
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was this act required @ black friday?
no
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despite?
state of emergency being called
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through '19 what had gov been doing quietly like snakey snakes?
building up effective strike apparatus and gaining experience of how to deal with them
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in feb '19 they appt what committee?
Industrial Unrest Committee
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which then became the?
strike committee
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why was this committee not needed in the '19 strikes?
triple alliance failed to work together
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when did the gov change the name from strike committee bc they thought it was antagonistic?
oct '19
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and it became?
Supply and Transport Committee
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with what kind of power?
policy-making
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from oct '19 - nov '21 they met how many times?
46
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geddes unhappy with his role in it why?
thought not position of gov to orchestrate strike-breaking
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resigned why?
thought gov should be neutral
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resigned only to be reappointed when?
'20
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bc of gov failure to do what/
find permanent replacement
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what did he dislike baout them?
secrecy / emphasis on military
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found ways of reducing strike impacts like getting volunteers to do what?
replace striking labourers in essential services
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churchill suggested using these volunteers instead of what?
special constables
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STC est what committee to structure volunteering?
Volunteer Service Committee
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STC also saw co-operation between gov and businesses to do what?
stockpile reseources
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in '19 gov worked with BPC to do what?
maintain fuel reserves
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and agreed to do what to build up oil holdings/
cut import duties
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in '21 pre-black friday what STC measures were put in place?
halted coal exportss / troops on alert / state of emergency
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cabinet reviewd coal strike 16th april '21 and concluded?
STC prevented general strike spreading
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whenw as the STC disbanded as cost-saving measure?
'21
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but what kept nucleus of committee together for future?
home office
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when STC revived under anderson?
'23
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and played crucial role in distubrances of?
'26
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all gov activity amounted to an attempt to do what?
revert back to pre-14 state of industrial relations where labour and capital debated pay and conditions w/ gov arbitrator last resort
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