Herbert Morrison

Standard Name: Morrison, Herbert


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Friends, Associates Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
Other friends included Sir Charles Peake , Richard Law (later Lord Coleraine), Herbert Morrison , G. K. Chesterton , and George Bernard Shaw .
Eoff, Shirley. Viscountess Rhondda: Equalitarian Feminist. Ohio State University Press.
Occupation Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
By 1930, Kingsley Martin , editor of New Statesman and Nation, noted that Time and Tide was one of the leading British weeklies. It was read by the leaders of the country, including Prime...
politics Eleanor Rathbone
Johanna Alberti calls this speech one of the most impassioned speeches of [ER 's] time as an MP on a question which she thought about day and night.
Alberti, Johanna. Eleanor Rathbone. Sage Press.
Her ongoing struggle to get...


By November 1941: More than 500,000 Morrison shelters had been...

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By November 1941

More than 500,000 Morrison shelters had been distributed in Britain (mostly free) for indoor protection during air raids: they were called after Home Secretary Herbert Morrison .

July 1944: British Jews appealed to the government on...

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July 1944

British Jews appealed to the government on behalf of Jews in Hungary; Herbert Morrison told Anthony Eden that nothing must be done that would result in receiving more refugees.

26 July 1945: The postwar general election put the Labour...

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26 July 1945

The postwar general election put the Labour Party in power with a landslide victory. Clement Attlee became Prime Minister; prominent in his Cabinet were Herbert Morrison , Ernest Bevin , Hugh Dalton , and Sir...


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