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Encyclopedia > National Labour Party (UK 1930s)

This article is about the political party that existed from 1931-1945. For the party that existed in the late 1950s see National Labour Party (UK 1950s). The National Labour Party was also the name of an Irish political party (a split from the Irish Labour Party) active in the 1940s and 1950s. 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Millennia: 1st millennium - 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium // Events and trends The 1950s in Western society was marked with a sharp rise in the economy for the first time in almost 30 years and return to the 1920s-type consumer society built on credit and boom-times, as well as the... This article is about the late 1950s far right party in the United Kingdom. ... Logo of the Irish Labour Party The Irish Labour Party (Irish: Páirti an Lucht Oibre) is the third largest political party in the Republic of Ireland. ... Events and trends The 1940s were dominated by World War II, the most destructive armed conflict in history. ...


The National Labour Party was a group founded around the British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald after he was expelled from the Labour Party in September 1931. It contested the 1931 election and the 1935 election, and was viewed by the mainstream Labour party as 'traitors'. MacDonald remained Prime Minister as the head of a coalition government until June 1935 and was regarded as the party leader until his death in late 1937. It was then lead by his son Malcolm MacDonald who had also been expelled from the Labour party in 1931. Despite their limited numbers, they retained Cabinet rank offices until 1941 when Malcolm MacDonald moved from the office of Minister of Health to become a Minister resident in Canada for the remainder of the Second World War. He was able to retain his seat in the House of Commons and it was presumed he would return to government again. A prime minister may be either: the chief or leading member of the cabinet of the top-level government in a country having a parliamentary system of government; or the official, in countries with a semi-presidential system of government, appointed to manage the civil service and execute the directives... James Ramsay MacDonald (October 12, 1866 – November 9, 1937), British politician, was twice Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... The UK general election on Tuesday 27 October 1931 was the last in the United Kingdom not held on a Thursday. ... The UK general election held on 14th November 1935 resulted in a large, though reduced, majority for the National Government now led by Stanley Baldwin. ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... This page is about the mid 20th century politician. ... The name Labour Party or Labor Party is used by several political parties around the world. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Just before the 1945 election the National Labour party formally dissolved and its remaining MPs either retired from Parliament, stood as "National" supporters of the continuation of the National Government (better known as Winston Churchill's "Caretaker Government") or stood as independents. Only one was subsequently elected under that label. Malcolm MacDonald retired from active politics though another former National Labour cabinet minister Earl De La Warr returned to ministerial office in the 1951-1955 Conservative government of Winston Churchill. The British general election of 1945 held on July 5th 1945 but not counted and declared until July 26, 1945 (due to the time it took to transport the votes of those serving overseas) was one of the most significant general elections of the 20th century. ... Herbrand Edward Dundonald Brassey Sackville, 9th Earl De La Warr (June 20, 1900 - January 28, 1976), known as Lord Buckhurst from 1900 until 1915 (and sometimes nicknamed Buck de la Warr after that), was a British National Labour politician in the 1930s. ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Right Honourable Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, FRS (November 30, 1874 – January 24, 1965) was a British statesman, best known as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. ...

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