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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionButterfingers
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date05 Dec 1940
Embedded text or transcript1939 Mobilization of all our resources Grave emergency etc. etc. etc. etc. Total
warfare etc. etc. immediate and resolute action etc. etc. call to the nation etc. etc. spirit of
sacrifice etc. etc. etc. blah blah blah Manpower problem Labour's party politics Greenwood Attlee
Person DepictedGreenwood; Arthur (1880-1954)
Attlee; C. R. (Clement Richard) (1883-1967)
Bevin; Ernest (1881-1951)
NotesKeesing's Contemporary Archives: Parliament ... Production and man-power: The
questions of production and the utilisation of man-power, were discussed together with the
shipping position in the debate on Nov. 28. Mr Arthur Greenwood (Minister without Portfolio) said
that after 15 months of war the war effort had enormously increased and within two years of this
war the Government aimed to be in the postion achieved after four years of the last war, when the
industrial war effort was at its peak.... Mr Ernest Bevin (Minister of Labour and National
Service) said that compulsory military service could not be compared with the principle of
compulsion in industry. If the Government undertook the conscription of labour it would make
direct for defeat... [p.4356]
Subjectsindustrial production
War effort
Labour Party
political parties
government policy
Home front
World War 1939-1945
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