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St. Pancras rent strike 1960

David Mathieson

St. Pancras rent strike 1960

a study in consensus politics

by David Mathieson

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Published by Labour Heritage in London (Walworth Rd., SE17) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rent strikes -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Saint Pancras (London, England) -- Social conditions.,
  • London (England) -- Social conditions.

  • About the Edition

    Cover title.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p30-32.

    StatementDavid Mathieson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD7288.85.G72L6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19316185M

    Please purchase henna and body art materials from Please visit Empire in Kent for body art supplies and demonstrations: The station was designed by William Henry Barlow and constructed on a site that had previously been a slum called Agar Town. Though coal and goods were the main motivation to build the station, the Midland realised the prestige of having a central London terminus, and decided it must have a front on Euston Road.


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Pancras rent strike 1960 book municipal socialism was elected in the inner London Borough of St Pancras in It flew the red flag.

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Pancras is especially venerated in England because Augustine of Canterbury dedicated his first church to Pancras and his relics were presented as a gift to the king of Northumberland. A district in London is named St.

Pancras after him. In His Footsteps. Film screening of 'St Pancras Rent Strike ' dans London, Marx Memorial Library, jeudi, février - A Labour Council committed to municipal socialism was elected in the inner London Borou.

during in St Pancras, it is then possible to point out things that need to be eoophasis­ case of the St Pancras rent catopaigns. Briefly, the background to the events of lay in the decision of the newly-elected Tory Council in St Pancras in went on strike in SYIIIJathy with the tenants.

Over railway­. The parish of St Pancras was administered by a vestry until the Metropolitan Borough of St Pancras was established in In the former area of the borough was combined with that of two others to form the London Borough of Camden. In the s, St Pancras Council gained a reputation for left-wing radicalism, being referred to as "the most freakish borough in London.

The subject of Radical London in the s is a little more specific than the title lets on. It actually deals with a decade of radicalism in Holborn and St. Pancras to the north-west of central London that culminated with the St. Pancras rent strikes and riots in Film screening of 'St Pancras Rent Strike ' Public Hosted by Marx Memorial Library.

Interested. clock. Thursday, Febru at PM – PM UTC. More than a year ago. pin. Marx Memorial Library. 37A Clerkenwell Green, EC1R 0DU London, United. Train tickets from London St Pancras International to Morden South can start from as little as £ when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day.

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Get live times, compare prices & buy cheap train tickets. Save 61% on average when you buy in advance. But a bit of sleuthing on the internet reveals that this was one of the key moments in the St Pancras (the borough became part of Camden in the mids) rent protests of The rent strike, and the turbulent demonstrations in its support, were one of the biggest waves of social unrest that post-war London had witnessed.

St Pancras as a borough was generally run by Labour, although the Conservatives gained power between and again In the mids, the Labour council became dominated by a leftwing group, led by John Lawrence, who had previously been a member of the Communist Party and then of several small Trotskyist groups, and remained a.

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Rent strike: St Pancras A detailed history and analysis of the militant St Pancras rent strike of against council rent increases written in Comments (1).

London mobilized hundreds of police officers in two days of operations against protests over evictions and rent increases in public housing units in.

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St. Pancras is a railway station in central London, UK. It is the terminating station for Midland Mainline and High Speed 1 Eurostar services to Paris and SouthEastern Services from HS1 and Kent.

A brief history A stunning piece of one-upmanship on neighbouring King's Cross and Euston Stations, St. Pancras was a Victorian masterpiece finally completed in The main building was. St Pancras was a Roman citizen who converted to Christianity, and was beheaded for his faith at the age of 14 around the year Traditionally, St Pancras is the second of the Ice Saints.

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