Ellen Wilkinson: A Biography ebook
by Betty D. Vernon
This book was bought as an 87th birthday gift for a friend whose parents had known Ellen Wilkinson when she started out her political career in Middlesborough.
This book was bought as an 87th birthday gift for a friend whose parents had known Ellen Wilkinson when she started out her political career in Middlesborough. I was delighted to get it as it will give much pleasure and was in very good condition.
Ellen Cicely Wilkinson (8 October 1891 – 6 February 1947) was a British Labour Party politician who served as Minister of Education from July 1945 until her death. Earlier in her career, as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Jarrow, she became a national figure when she played a prominent role in the 1936 Jarrow March of the town's unemployed to London to petition for the right to work.
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1. Ellen Wilkinson: A Biography. Published by Law Book Co of Australasia (1982)
1. Published by Law Book Co of Australasia (1982). ISBN 10: 0709926030 ISBN 13: 9780709926030.
Ellen Wilkinson facts: Ellen Wilkinson (1891-1947), British Labour politician and crusader for the unemployed during the . Further Reading on Ellen Wilkinson. A useful biography of Wilkinson is Betty D. Vernon's Ellen Wilkinson 1891-1947 (1982).
Ellen Wilkinson facts: Ellen Wilkinson (1891-1947), British Labour politician and crusader for the unemployed during the Depression, was part of the World War II coalition government and Labour minister of education from 1945 to 1947. For women in Parliament see Elizabeth Vallance, Women in the House: A Study of Women Members of Parliament (1979). An important general work on the period is Ralph Miliband, Parliamentary Socialism (1972). Additional Biography Sources.
Betty D Vernon (neé Nathan) (born 1918) was a Labour Party politician. In 1941 she married James W Vernon. The couple lived in Sutton. Categories: Members of the London County Council.
Ellen Wilkinson, Eighteen Ninety-One to Nineteen Forty-Seven. Biographical Biographies Biographies & History Biography & History History.
Ellen Wilkinson was a Labour politician and campaigner. She was also a supporter of the Left Book Club. She was an active member of the India League. In 1932, she was part of the League's delegation to India with Monica Whately, Krishna Menon and Leonard Matters. She was an outspoken opponent of the Spanish Civil War and campaigned against fascism.