1900s >> 1906 >> no-18-february-1906

Notes of Interrogation

Lord Durham and Sir .James Joicey, both large Colliery owners, sent letters to Mr. Thos. Burt, miners’ candidate, wishing him success and enclosing £100 each towards his election expenses. Why?

 

 
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Mr. C. D. Hodgson, Liberal, declared he had spent £10,000 in fighting elections. Why? 

 

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Every responsible member of the capitalist Liberal Party has disposed of all the really awkward questions relating to the condition of the working-class by the easy method of referring to the appointment of Burns to the L.G.B. Why?

 

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The “Daily News” says the election was fought not upon what the Liberals may or may not do, but what the Tories have done. Why ?

 

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Mr. W. C. Steadman (Sec. Trades Union Parliamentary Committee) and Mr. Isaac Mitchell (Sec. Federated Trade Unions), were strongly supported in their election campaign by these well-known democrats and Labour sympathisers: Lord Carrington (Board of Trade) and Sir Edward Grey (Foreign Office). Why?