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#LEEDS1914 Repercussions for vice-chancellor after student “blacklegs” help break council strike

(Leeds, early March 1914) It’s well over two months since the dispute ended, but the repercussions of the winter strike by workers at Leeds Corporation are still being felt. The city had ground to a halt in December when over … Continue reading

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#LEEDS1914 “What is to become of the rent-strikers’ families?” “That is not my business”

(Leeds, early March, 1914) It’s all over bar the shouting for a rent strike in the city after landlords win a key court battle. In a test case at Leeds County Court His Honour Judge Greenhow grants landlords permission to … Continue reading

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