Independent Labour Party

Connections

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Characters Ethel Mannin
This novel focuses on the romance between Elspeth's niece, Chloe, and Harry Winchell, an ILP member. But their love is prevented by class difference and Harry's impending death from tuberculosis.
Croft, Andy. “Ethel Mannin: The Red Rose of Love and the Red Flower of Liberty”. Rediscovering Forgotten Radicals: British Women Writers 1889-1939, edited by Angela Ingram and Daphne Patai, University of North Carolina Press, 1993, pp. 205 - 25.
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On his deathbed, Harry...
death Sylvia Pankhurst
On the wall above her deathbed hung an election manifesto written by her father when he was a candidate for the Independent Labour Party in Manchester in 1895. Emperor Haile Selassie ensured that she should...
Dedications Katharine Bruce Glasier
These short stories had previously been published in various newspapers and magazines.
Kelly, Gary, and Edd Applegate, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 190. Gale Research, 1998.
190:124
Kelly, Gary, and Edd Applegate, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 190. Gale Research, 1998.
front matter
KBG dedicated the collection to the ILPin the faith and comradeship of socialism, the hope of the world.
Kelly, Gary, and Edd Applegate, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 190. Gale Research, 1998.
190:124
Family and Intimate relationships Angela Carter
Her husband, AC 's maternal grandfather, had both educated and radicalised himself while serving with the British army in India, and became a trade-unionist and member of the Independent Labour Party .
Gamble, Sarah. Angela Carter. A Literary Life. Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
15-17, 20
Family and Intimate relationships Katharine Bruce Glasier
John Bruce Glasier, also a founding member of the Independent Labour Party and NAC , was a devoted socialist like KBG , an aspiring poet, a determined agnostic, and at the end of his life...
Friends, Associates Ethel Mannin
Reynolds was a friend of Mahatma Gandhi , and had been entrusted with Gandhi's historic letter to the British viceroy during the Civil Disobedience Campaign.
Huxter, Robert. Reg and Ethel. Sessions Book Trust, 1992.
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Croft, Andy. “Ethel Mannin: The Red Rose of Love and the Red Flower of Liberty”. Rediscovering Forgotten Radicals: British Women Writers 1889-1939, edited by Angela Ingram and Daphne Patai, University of North Carolina Press, 1993, pp. 205 - 25.
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EM herself met, through the Independent Labour Party
Intertextuality and Influence Amabel Williams-Ellis
This work was shaped by her observations at Independent Labour Party summer schools; she incorporates portraits of her then-colleagues the future Fascist Oswald Mosley and Labour leader Aneurin Bevan . The novel is concerned with...
Literary responses Eleanor Rathbone
Opponents of ER 's plans included members of the Conservative , Liberal , and Labour parties, though the Independent Labour Party gave the plans its official support in 1926. In 1925 some members of the...
Literary responses Ethel Mannin
The ILP 's New Leader called this novel far removed . . . from the mass conflicts of the age.
Croft, Andy. “Ethel Mannin: The Red Rose of Love and the Red Flower of Liberty”. Rediscovering Forgotten Radicals: British Women Writers 1889-1939, edited by Angela Ingram and Daphne Patai, University of North Carolina Press, 1993, pp. 205 - 25.
214
The party leader, James Maxton , suggested that EM ought to write instead the...
Literary responses Ali Smith
The chair of the judges, Shami Chakrabarti (an Independent Labour Party politician, then a director of Liberty , formerly the National Council for Civil Liberties) described AS 's work as a tender, brilliant, and witty...
Occupation Katharine Bruce Glasier
During her husband 's illness, between autumn 1916 and April 1921, KBG took over the editorship of The Labour Leader, the prime propaganda vessel of the Independent Labour Party . In this time she...
Occupation Emmeline Pankhurst
EP was elected to the Manchester School Board under the aegis of the Independent Labour Party ; she served on it until 1903.
Purvis, June. Emmeline Pankhurst: A Biography. Routledge, 2002.
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Pankhurst, Sylvia. The Life of Emmeline Pankhurst. Kraus Reprint, 1969.
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Occupation Mary Agnes Hamilton
She admired the Viennese civic institutions, endured sniping by the Independent Labour Party against the Labour Party, and was disturbed at the impotence and divided and distracted mind of the German delegations.
Hamilton, Mary Agnes. Remembering My Good Friends. Jonathan Cape, 1944.
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politics Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
Fifty years later in her autobiography, EPL explains how, although Katherine Price Hughes never explicitly lectured on female equality, the expectations Katherine had for the women in the club introduced Emmeline to the influence and...
politics Isabella Ormston Ford
The UDC drew together ILP socialists, liberal radicals, and suffragists. It confirmed, by resolution, the equal citizenship of men and women, and supported women's right to vote.
Hannam, June. Isabella Ford. Basil Blackwell, 1989.
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Timeline

1877
By this date, female spiritualist healer Chandos Leigh Hunt was amazingly popular.
10 October 1891
The newspaper of the emerging Independent Labour Party , The Labour Leader, first appeared. It ran until 28 September 1922, after which the title changed to the New Leader.
7 July 1892
In the British general election of this month, James Keir Hardie and two other candidates became the first independent Labour Members of Parliament.
13 January 1893
The Independent Labour Party led by James Keir Hardie , Member of Parliament for West Ham South, was officially founded in Bradford, West Yorkshire.
Summer1906
The Women's Social and Political Union moved its headquarters to London; this relocation was emblematic of its shift away from its Independent Labour Party and working-class origins.
By mid-June 1907
Margaret McMillan , socialist, educationist, and sister and biographer of Rachel McMillan , published an important work in social studies entitled Labour and Childhood.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
(14 June 1907): 191
OCLC WorldCat.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Margaret and Rachel McMillan
May 1916
The British Parliament took the unpopular decision to institute conscription for the armed forces (which had been standard practice in other European countries but not in the UK); the Military Service Act followed.
June 1925
The Independent Labour Party founded an Arts Guild to promote socialist drama and performance.
30 July 1932
The Independent Labour Party , increasingly disillusioned with the Labour Party 's movement towards the centre, took a decision to disaffiliate from its own larger and more successful offspring.