Labour Representation Committee

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Volume 1: Minutes, papers, correspondence and pamphlets of the Labour Representation Committee and of the Labour Party Executive Committee, including conference agenda's rules and ephemera; Volume II: Minutes of the executive committee of the Labour Party, covering Labour Party business, promoting the Labour Party and getting its members elected.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Labour Representation Committee was formed in February 1900 after a resolution drafted by James Ramsay MacDonald (1866-1937) was carried at the 1899 Trade Union Congress (TUC). The resolution called for a special congress of the TUC parliamentary committee to campaign for more Labour members of Parliament.

Arrangement

Two volumes arranged by date containing minutes, letters and other papers: Volume 1 1900-1906. Volume 2 1906-1918.

Conditions Governing Access

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Archivist's Note

Output from CAIRS using template 14 and checked by hand on May 8, 2002

Conditions Governing Use

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