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The women who sparked the Labour movement

http://www.theguardian.com/women-in-leadership/2013/nov/04/women-who-sparked-labour-movement The Match Women of Bryant and May formed Britain’s first women’s trade union and won the right to better conditions. So why do so few know about their achievement? by Lyn Brown, Labour MP for West Ham. … Hearing … Continue reading

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