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Artist or CreatorEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]
Title or Caption" ... That about wraps it up Vic, fifty-one national strike weeks and one national working week - plus fringe benefits!"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date27 Feb 1973
FormatArtwork
Size38.50 x 54cm
TechniqueBlack ink/crayon
Embedded text or transcript1973 Labour - TUC Policy statement
Red Ink
Person DepictedWilson; Harold (1916-1995)
Benn; Tony (1925-)
Feather; Vic
Jones; Jack (1913-)
Scanlon; Hugh
NotesNews: 26 Feb: Over 700,000 workers were expected to start or to continue industrial action which would disrupt railways, airports, gas supplies, car factories and the Civil Service.
News: 1 Mar: Mr Wilson, Leader of the Opposition, and Mr Vic Feather, general secretary of the TUC, publicly declared the "great compact" between the two sections of the Labour movement at a press conference launching a joint document on economic policy and the cost of living. Wage control would be by voluntary restraint encouraged by a favourable economic climate created by price controls.
SubjectsLabour Party
Labour Party policy
Trades unions
hours of work
negotiations
social contracts
strikes
supplementary earnings
wages
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
Relates to cartoonMW2975

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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/711Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)1916-1995   
GB/BCA/103Benn; Tony (1925-2014)1925-2014   
GB/BCA/1174Feather; Vic   
GB/BCA/1175Jones; Jack (1913-)1913-   
GB/BCA/1162Scanlon; Hugh   
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