Formation of the Labour party

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1893
ILP formed
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1896
ILP propse a electoral co-opeartion with TUC and Fabains
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1899
TUC hold confrence with Labour and socilaist groups
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1900
Febuarry- London Confrence LRC set up
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1901
First Taff Vale decision upheld by House of Lords.
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1902-3
LRC gains 3 more seats at by elections
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1903
LRc establishes compulsory polictal fund
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1903
MacDonald negotatites Lib-Lab pact with Liberal whip Henderson
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1906
LRC wins 29 seats- changes name to Labour Party
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1907
Introduces first "Right to Work Bill"
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1908
Hendeson succeeds Haride as chairman
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1909
Osbourne judgment upheld by Lords, polictal levy becomes optional
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1908
Miners' Federation ballots in fvaour of affilation with Labour party
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1910- Jan
Election 40 seats
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1901- Dec
Election 42 seats
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1910
George Barnes succeeds Henderson as chairman
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1911
MacDonald succeeds Barnes as leader
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1913
Trade Union Act- Allows unions to give money to Labour party, though seperate fund in membership
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1914
MacDonals resgins as leader durring the war, succeeded by Henderson. War Emergency Workers' National Committee set up by party and trade unions
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1915
Labour party joins Asquith coalition, increased cabinet represnation
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1916
DLG succeeds Asqutih as PM
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1917
Henderson resigns from cabinet, Adamson takes over. Begins work on new Consitiution
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1918
Represnation of the People Act, all males enfranchised over 21 and women over 30
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1918
Removes itself from coaltion fights elections independently gains 59- later 63 seats
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1920
Labour joins with TUC to resist Council of Action to resist British involvment in Russia
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1921
Clynes replces Adamson as chairman
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1922
142 seats election
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1922
MacDonald leader of party
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1923
191 seats
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1924
Labour forms minority government, dependent on Liberal support
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ILP propse a electoral co-opeartion with TUC and Fabains

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1896

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TUC hold confrence with Labour and socilaist groups

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Febuarry- London Confrence LRC set up

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First Taff Vale decision upheld by House of Lords.

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