This is the third part of our series on the 1918 General Election. As well as for women and Ireland, the election was a landmark for the Labour Party. But some true radicals such as Scottish politician John Maclean have been forgotten. Until now.
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When the Windrush scandal broke a few months ago and we discovered the Home Office was hounding long established members of the British Afro-Caribbean community, telling them they had to leave, countless people came to their defence. It was a pr
100 years ago, Britain was in election mode. It was the first in eight years - the Great War having disrupted the political routine - and it was going to be a big one. As I wrote last week, it was the first time in British history when any
The Suffragettes were intelligent women. They knew they'd be ignored by most politicians and newspapers. So they had to think of alternative ways of getting their message out. As well as the headline acts of civil disobedience you've hea
Ask a left-leaning Briton what the most momentous election of modern times was and they'd typically say 1945. That makes sense - Clement Attlee was catapulted into office with a landslide unprecedented in Labour's history. Long-overdue restra