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2010 cash for influence scandal

The 2010 cash for influence scandal was a political scandal in the United Kingdom. It was brought to public and widespread media attention by a March 2010 documentary by Dispatches in which a journalistic sting operation recorded and revealed Mem ...

Chakrabarti Inquiry

The Chakrabarti Inquiry was a 2016 investigation into allegations of antisemitism and other forms of racism in the United Kingdoms Labour Party. Chaired by barrister Shami Chakrabarti, the inquiry was launched following comments made by two high- ...

Clause Four Group

Clause Four was a group in British student politics in the 1970s and 1980s, set up to oppose Militant in the National Organisation of Labour Students. It backed the Tribune group of Labour MPs, working in the mainstream of the Labour Party, and h ...

Labour – Federation of Labour Groups

Labour – Federation of Labour Groups is the formally registered name of a collection of political organisations in Northern Ireland who aspire to become part of the Labour Party of Great Britain.

The Labour Leader

The Labour Leader is a 1917 British silent drama film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Fred Groves, Fay Compton and Owen Nares. The film was based on an original screenplay by Kenelm Foss.

Labour Listens

Labour Listens was the name of the attempt by the British Labour Party in the aftermath of their third successive electoral defeat in 1987 to discover why Labour was unpopular and to formulate policies more in tune with public opinion. The Labour ...

Labour Party leadership of Jeremy Corbyn

The Labour Party leadership of Jeremy Corbyn began when Jeremy Corbyn was elected as Leader of the UK Labour Party in September 2015, following the resignation of Ed Miliband after Labours defeat at the 2015 general election. Disillusioned with a ...

Labour party proxy and undeclared donations (2007)

The Labour party proxy and undeclared donations was a political scandal involving the British Labour Party in November and December 2007, when it was discovered that, contrary to legislation passed during the Blair Government, the Party had been ...

Labour Party Young Socialists

The Labour Party Young Socialists was the youth section of the Labour Party in Britain from 1965 until 1993. In the 1980s, it had around 600 branches, 2.000 delegates at its national conferences and published a monthly newspaper, Socialist Youth. ...

Labour Representation Committee (1900)

The Labour Representation Committee was a pressure group founded in 1900 as an alliance of socialist organisations and trade unions, aimed at increasing representation for labour interests in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The Labour Party ...

Labour Representation League

The Labour Representation League, organised in November 1869, was a forerunner of the British Labour Party. Its original purpose was to register the working class to vote, and get workers into Parliament. It had limited power, described by Eugeni ...

1888 Mid Lanarkshire by-election

The Mid Lanarkshire by-election, 1888 was a parliamentary by-election held on 27 April 1888 for the House of Commons constituency of Mid Lanarkshire in Scotland.

Liberal-Labour (UK)

"Lib-Labs" redirects here. See Lib-Lab pact for UK Liberal Party-Labour Party agreements and LibLab for the Norwegian think-tank. The Liberal–Labour movement refers to the practice of local Liberal associations accepting and supporting candidates ...

The Manifesto Group

The Manifesto Group was a parliamentary alliance of British Labour MPs led by Dickson Mabon, who were opposed to what they perceived to be the leftward drift of the Labour Party in the 1970s.

National Socialist Party (UK)

Not to be confused with similarly named National Socialist Parties. The National Socialist Party was a small political party in the United Kingdom, founded in 1916. It originated as a minority group within the British Socialist Party who supporte ...

Northern Ireland Labour Party

The Northern Ireland Labour Party was a political party in Northern Ireland which operated from 1924 until 1987. In 1913 the British Labour Party resolved to give the recently formed Irish Labour Party exclusive organising rights in Ireland the 1 ...

Parliamentary Labour Club

Beatrice Webb had founded the Half Circle Club in 1921, as a social club for the wives of Labour Members of Parliament and trade union leaders. The Labour Party had been previously unsuccessful in establishing any central Labour club, in London; ...

Policy Review (Labour Party)

The Policy Review was the name given to the British Labour Partys wide-ranging study to formulate popular policies in the aftermath of its third successive electoral defeat in 1987. On 14 September 1987 the chairman of Labours home policy committ ...

Prawn Cocktail Offensive

The Prawn Cocktail Offensive was the scornful name given to the British Labour Partys success in winning trust and backing from the United Kingdoms financial sector. The Prawn Cocktail Offensive was executed under the Shadow Chancellorship of Joh ...

Labour Representation Committee election results

This article lists the Labour Representation Committees election results in UK parliamentary elections. The Labour Representation was the forerunner of the Labour Party. It was founded in 1900 and became the Labour Party in 1906, shortly after th ...

Labour Party (UK) election results (1906–1922)

This article lists the Labour Partys election results in elections from it adopting the "Labour Party" name in 1906 until the end of the 1918 to 1922 Parliament.

Labour Party (UK) election results (1922–1929)

This article lists the Labour Partys election results from the 1922 UK general election to 1929, including by-elections. All candidates were sponsored, in some cases by the Divisional Labour Party noted as "Constituency". During this period, full ...

Labour Party (UK) election results (1929–1945)

This article lists the Labour Partys election results from the 1929 UK general election until 1945, including by-elections. All candidates were sponsored, in some cases by the Divisional Labour Party noted as "Constituency".

Scottish Workers Representation Committee

Scottish Workers Representation Committee was the parliamentary outfit of the Scottish Trades Union Congress from 1899 until 1909. It was known as the Scottish Workers Parliamentary Elections Committee until 1903. In contrast to the Labour Repres ...

The Secret of the League

The Secret of the League is a 1907 dystopian novel by Ernest Bramah, which describes the overthrow of a democratically elected British Labour Party Government through a carefully prepared plot by members of the upper classes, and depicts such an ...

Social Contract (Britain)

The Social Contract was a policy by the Labour government of Harold Wilson in 1970s Britain. In return for the repeal of 1971 Industrial Relations Act, food subsidies, and a freeze on rent increases, the Trade Union Congress ensured that its memb ...

Socialist League (UK, 1932)

The Socialist League was an organisation inside the British Labour Party, which brought together about 3.000 intellectuals who wanted to push the Labour Party outside the National Government to the left. The organisation was formed in 1932 throug ...

Traingate

Traingate is the popular name given to a 2016 disputed incident between Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the British Labour Party, and the train operating company Virgin Trains East Coast and its minority shareholder Richard Branson. During August 2016, ...

Unendorsed Labour candidates, 1931

At the British general election of 1931, 25 candidates closely connected to the Labour Party stood for election without the partys official endorsement, primarily as a result of disagreements over changes in the partys rules introduced shortly be ...

Liberal Democrat History Group

The Liberal Democrat History Group is an organisation interested in the history of United Kingdom political party the Liberal Democrats, and its predecessor parties, the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party. The Group also promotes an in ...

SDP–Liberal Alliance

The SDP–Liberal Alliance was a centrist and social liberal political and electoral alliance in the United Kingdom. Formed by the Social Democratic Party SDP and the Liberal Party, the SDP–Liberal Alliance was established in 1981, contesting the 1 ...

History of Hamas

The History of Hamas is an account of the Palestinian Islamist fundamentalist socio-political organization with an associated paramilitary force, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades. Hamas Hamās is an acronym of حركة المقاومة الاسلامية Harakat al-M ...

History of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt (1928–38)

The History of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt discusses the History of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt from the Brotherhoods inception to its development into a viable political force.

History of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt (1939–54)

The History of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt discusses the History of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt from its actions during World War II to its official dissolution by the Egyptian government.

History of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt (1954–present)

The History of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt encompasses the History of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt from its suppression under Nasser to its formation into the largest opposition bloc in the Egyptian parliament. The Brotherhood operates und ...

Ittihad Party

Ittihad is separate and distinct from Union Party. The Ittihad Party or Union Party was a right-wing political party active in the Kingdom of Egypt. The party was founded by a group of ulamas with royalist and islamist ideas that legitimized the ...

Battles of Kfar Darom

The Battles of Kfar Darom refer to a number of military engagements in 1947–1948 between the Jewish Haganah and various Arab forces in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, in the southern kibbutz Kfar Darom. The most notable battles were fought on May 13–1 ...

Muslim Brotherhood in post-Mubarak electoral politics of Egypt

Following the 2011 Egyptian revolution, the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt became one of the main forces contending for political power in Egypt against the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces SCAF and other established centers of the former Hosni M ...

History of Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein is the name of an Irish political party founded in 1905 by Arthur Griffith. It subsequently became a focus for various forms of Irish nationalism, especially Irish republicanism. Its splits during the Irish Civil War in 1922 and again a ...

Sinn Fein Bank

The Sinn Fein Bank, formally the Sinn Fein Co-operative Peoples Bank, Ltd. was a co-operative bank in Ireland associated with the Sinn Fein movement, which operated from August 1908 to October 1921. The Sinn Fein Bank is sometimes confused with t ...

Cumann na nGaedheal (1900)

Cumann na nGaedheal, was a political organisation founded in 1900 by Arthur Griffith and William Rooney. Griffith had written an article in the United Irishman newspaper in March 1900, calling for the creation of an association to bring together ...

Gaelic American

The Gaelic American was an Irish Catholic newspaper published in the United States that was, along with the Irish Nation, owned by John Devoy. A weekly publication of Sinn Fein, it was amongst the foremost Irish ethnic newspapers until the Great ...

German Plot (Ireland)

The "German Plot" was a spurious conspiracy alleged in May 1918 by the Dublin Castle administration in Ireland to exist between the Sinn Fein movement and the German Empire to start an armed insurrection in Ireland during World War I. The alleged ...

Sinn Fein Manifesto 1918

The Sinn Fein Manifesto 1918 was that partys election manifesto for the 1918 general election. After its reform in 1917, the Sinn Fein party campaigned against conscription in Ireland. Following the armistice of 11 November 1918 the British Gover ...

Republican News

Republican News was a longstanding newspaper/magazine published by Sinn Fein. Following the split in physical force Irish republicanism in the late 1960s between the Officials and the Provisionals Republican News was eclipsed by An Phoblacht, a n ...

Sinn Fein (newspaper)

Sinn Fein was a weekly Irish nationalist newspaper edited by the Dublin typesetter, journalist and political thinker Arthur Griffith. It was published by the Sinn Fein Printing & Publishing Company Ltd. between 1906 and 1914, and replaced an earl ...

Down-with-Imperialism Union

The Down-with-Imperialism Union, or DIU, was founded on 17 October 1926 in Huadian city, Jilin province, China, in order to fight against Japanese imperialism and to promote Marxism–Leninism. It is considered to be the root and foundation of the ...

Kim To-man

Kim To-man was a faction member of the Kapsan Faction, and the Director of the Propaganda and Agitation Department of North Korea, but removed from office by Kim Il-sung.

Monument to Party Founding

The Monument to Party Founding is a monument in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. The monument is rich in symbolism: the hammer, sickle and calligraphy brush symbolize the workers, farmers and intellectuals. The element is 50 meters high to ...

Workers Party of North Korea

The Workers Party of North Korea was a communist party in North Korea from 1946 to 1949 and was a predecessor of the current Workers Party of Korea. It was founded at a congress on 28–30 August 1946, by the merger of the northern branch of the Co ...