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Liverpool general transport strike 1911.

S. Wainwright

Liverpool general transport strike 1911.

by S. Wainwright

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Published .
Written in English


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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of English and History.
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Open LibraryOL13859675M

Including the Liverpool General Transport Strike: The working class in Liverpool brings the country to its knees. A warship sails up the Mersey, the army is on the streets (though Liverpool regiments are confined to barracks as the government doesn't trust their loyalties) and running battles are fought with the police through the summer. The show of strength displayed by the transport workers of Liverpool in clearly demonstrated the material gains that could be won through cross-industry solidarity. Paving the way for the massive industrial revolts by British workers during , the strike movement inspired similar action throughout the pre-war years.

  In , around 50 people attended a public meeting hosted by Liverpool Solidarity Federation to mark the centenary of the Liverpool general transport strike. . Fighting at the Liverpool General Transport Strike, cover of The Illustrated London News, August 19th (print) made by Hermanus Willem Koekkoek as the highest quality fineart print to your liking. We do not sell mass-produced goods but produce custom-made masterpieces. (#).

  The Liverpool general transport strike, also known as the great transport workers' strike, involved dockers, railway workers and sailors, as well people from other trades. It paralysed Liverpool commerce for most of the summer of It also transformed trade unionism on Merseyside. For the first time, general trade unions were able to. The Liverpool dockers, in particular, became engaged in in a protracted struggle involving almost as great a number of strikers as on the London docks in the previous year. This Liverpool strike had all the makings of a “labour war”, and it resulted in a profound impact upon industrial relations on .


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Liverpool general transport strike Top # 8 Facts. The General Strike in Liverpool by transport workers has gone down in the annals of labour movement history. Against a background of economic decline, increases in the cost of living and massive wage cuts; Liverpool emerged as the centre of worker unrest, beginning one of the most serious and prolonged disputes Britain has ever seen, with.

The Liverpool General Transport Strike was the most significant episode in the stormy period of the Great Unrest when Edwardian Britain was shaken by mass strikes and open working class revolt. This revolt prepared the ground for mass trade unionism among workers.

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It paralysed Liverpool commerce for most of the summer of It also transformed trade unionism on Merseyside. For the first time, general trade unions were able to. Commerce in Liverpool was paralysed for most of the summer months of when transport within the city came to a standstill.

Troops and police were drafted in to maintain order. A mass meeting and demonstration took place in front of St George’s Hall on Sunday August 13 and the T.W.F leader, Tom Mann, addressed a crowd of aboutworkers. Download this stock image: Real Photographic Postcard of a Police Escort During The Liverpool General Transport Strike of - MG52DD from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.

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