Standard Name: Tillett, Ben
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Her opportunities for public speaking soon exploded. She was a Bristol delegate to the first annual conference of the Fabian Society in February this year; in June she was electioneering on behalf of Ben Tillett
The Dock Strike had begun in August when unskilled dockworkers, mostly employed on temporary contracts, began unionising. John Burns and Ben Tillett , among others, led the strike, which succeeded in its aims. The workers...
12 August 1889
The London Dock Strike began; it aroused widespread sympathy for striking dockers.