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1918 general election in Ulster and the biography of a candidate, Denis Henry.

Arthur Dermot McDonnell

1918 general election in Ulster and the biography of a candidate, Denis Henry.

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph. D.)--The Queen"s University of Belfast, 1983.

ContributionsHenry, Denis, Sir.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21035950M

Despite the party's weaknesses, Sinclair gained a high profile as he sought to recall the Midlothian Campaign and once more revitalise the Liberals as the party of a strong foreign policy. The election Voting in most Irish constituencies occurred on 14 December He stunned the vice-chancellor by informing him that war would soon begin in Europe and that when it did, he would be heading home to enlist in the army. Her mother died when she was young and she accompanied her father, a British army officer to Ireland. Tyrone, joined the Homeless Citizens League HCLfounded in to protest against the denial of decent public housing to young Catholic families in Dungannon.

The apparent acquiescence of the Conservative Government of Arthur Balfour to industrial and business interests traditionally the allies of the Liberal Party in opposition to the Conservative's landed interests intensified support for the LRC against a government that appeared to have little concern for the industrial proletariat and its problems. There was no such policy". Wilson's government was responsible for a number of sweeping social and educational reforms under the leadership of Home Secretary Roy Jenkins such as the abolishment of the death penalty inthe legalisation of abortion and homosexuality initially only for men aged 21 or over, and only in England and Wales in and the abolition of theatre censorship in InDorothea became Principal of Ladies' College, Cheltenham, an exclusive school for the daughters of gentlemen and professional men. Powell later told Paul Foot that the statement was made "out of loyalty to the Government line".

Labour in opposition, — Arthur Hendersonelected in to succeed MacDonald, lost his seat in the general election. Despite mainstream Labour Party's support for the coalition the Independent Labour Party was instrumental in opposing conscription through organisations such as the Non-Conscription Fellowship while a Labour Party affiliate, the British Socialist Party, organised a number of unofficial strikes. The next day, meat porters from Smithfield market handed in a page petition in support of Powell, amidst other mass demonstrations of working-class support, much of it from trade unionists, in London and Wolverhampton. A confirmed nationalist, she was a founder member of Cumann na mBan.


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1918 general election in Ulster and the biography of a candidate, Denis Henry. book

Firstly, there was a "generational" change because of World War Iwhich meant that the British general election due in had not taken place. Helena C. Founding The Labour Party originated in the late 19th century, meeting the demand for a new political party to represent the interests and needs of the urban working class, a demographic which had increased in number, and many of whom only gained suffrage with the passage of the Representation of the People Act During the election campaign, Thatcher, when questioned, again repeated her vow that there would be no position for Powell in her cabinet if the Conservatives won the forthcoming general election.

A Dominican sister, she lectured at University College, Dublin from until her retirement in Sarah Allgood was a leading actress in the early days of the Abbey Theatre and later made a career in films in Hollywood.

She helped found the North of Ireland's women suffrage committee inthe first women's suffrage committee founded in Ireland. Entry into politics Joining the Conservative Party Though he voted for the Labour Party in their landslide victorybecause he wanted to punish the Conservative Party for the Munich agreementafter the war he joined the Conservatives and worked for the Conservative Research Department under Rab Butlerwhere his colleagues included Iain Macleod and Reginald Maudling.

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He cut out and retained an article from the New Statesman magazine published on 13 November in which the American writer and diplomat Clare Boothe Luce said in a speech that Indian independence from the British Empire would mean that the "USA will really have won the greatest war in the world for democracy".

She travelled to Paris to witness and write about the effects of the French Revolution and gave birth to a daughter Fanny Imlay. The Ladies' Land League was to be brought firmly under male control and it was eventually dissolved in a humiliating manner, leaving a legacy of bitterness and resentment amongst the women.

Though he had served in Africa with the Desert RatsPowell himself never actually experienced combat, serving for most of his military career as a staff officer.

InDorothea became Principal of Ladies' College, Cheltenham, an exclusive school for the daughters of gentlemen and professional men. Clare was a graduate in Irish and a member of the Gaelic League.

Previously, all women and most working-class men had been excluded from voting. Although no major changes were introduced, the main achievement of the government was to demonstrate that Labour were capable of governing. He stunned the vice-chancellor by informing him that war would soon begin in Europe and that when it did, he would be heading home to enlist in the army.

Her sister Muriel had been married to Thomas McDonagh, another leader who was also executed. Powell was so shocked by the change of policy that he spent the whole night after it was announced walking the streets of London.

Conservatives offered Thorpe the Home Office if he would join a coalition government with Heath. Ultan's, a hospital for sick children at Charlemont St. Powell never experienced combat and felt guilty for having survived, writing that soldiers who did so carried "a sort of shame with them to the grave" and referring to the Second Battle of El Alamein as a "separating flame" between the living and the dead.Canterbury is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since by Rosie Duffield of the Labour Party.

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