Jennie Lee

Standard Name: Lee, Jennie


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Friends, Associates Muriel Box
After they moved to Mill Hill, the Boxes became good friends of the Labour politicians Aneurin Bevan and Jennie Lee , through the fact that the two husbands shared the same physiotherapist. They were...
Friends, Associates Naomi Mitchison
Her Labour Party activism brought NM various somewhat unlikely friends, such as Stafford Cripps , Aneurin Bevan , and Jennie Lee .
Mitchison, Naomi. You May Well Ask: A Memoir 1920-1940. Gollancz.
politics Muriel Box
During the late 1950s and early 1960s MB became involved with several political causes. She joined the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), and was arrested and roughed up by the police on a demonstration of...
politics Margaret Forster
Politics entered the young MF 's life with the General Election of October 1951. She ascertained that her mother was a Conservative (just as she was a great supporter of the royal family) because Conservatives...
politics Eleanor Rathbone
The movement of this bill involved many prominent women in the House of Commons : it had been introduced by Margaret Bondfield , the nation's first female cabinet minister, while Jennie Lee , Lady Cynthia Moseley
Textual Features Margaret Forster
This examines the lives of Mary Livingstone (mid-Victorian daughter of a missionary in Africa, who married the more famous missionary David Livingstone , a colleague and protégé of her father), Fanny Stevenson (late Victorian...
Textual Production Margaret Forster
MF published a composite biographical study entitled Good Wives?: Mary , Fanny , Jennie and Me, 1845-2001.
Blackwell's online bookshop dates the publication of this novel 1 January 2002.
British Library Catalogue.
Textual Production George Orwell
Female winners have included, for the Book Prize Patricia Hollis (for her life of Jennie Lee ), Miranda Carter , Delia Jarrett-Macauley , and for the Journalism Prize Melanie Phillips , Polly Toynbee , Yasmin Alibhai-Brown , and Vanora Bennett .
The Orwell Prize.


July 1928: Jennie Lee, a Scottish coalminer's daughter,...

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July 1928

Jennie Lee , a Scottish coalminer's daughter, was selected as Labour candidate for the constituency of Lanarkshire; she was elected to the House of Commons as its youngest member in a by-election in February...

30 May 1929: Labour came in twenty-six votes ahead of...

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30 May 1929

Labour came in twenty-six votes ahead of the Conservatives in the first general election with full women's suffrage: the prospect of voting by women under thirty brought the demeaning nickname of the Flapper Election....

May 1969: The Open University based at the barely-begun...

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May 1969

The Open University based at the barely-begun new town of Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire (fruit of Jennie Lee 's University of the Air Advisory Committee) received its royal charter.


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