The Conservative trade union movement 1952-1961

Taylor, Andrew J.
March 1992
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Spring92, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p21
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The article discusses some basic data on the Conservative trade union movement in the 1950s in Great Britain. In 1952, there were ten labor organizers in eight out of the twelve provincial areas, twenty Labor Advisory Committees (LACs) were still in operation with twenty Conservative Trade Union Councils (CTUCs) covering forty constituencies. There were 101 constituency discussion groups and seven factory groups, all of the latter and 98 of the former Were in the North-West Area. Two years later there were twenty full and two part-time organizers in eleven Areas, 169 CTUCs, 45 discussion groups, 49 factory groups and 155 groups based on the Conservative Clubs, and 34 LACs covering 237 constituencies still existed.


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