London and Greater London Council for the Prevention of War

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minute book covering the first three months of the existence of the London and Greater London Council for the Prevention of War, when John Beckett (1894-1964) was chairman.

Administrative / Biographical History

The membership of this organisation included religious, political, trade union, co-operative, peace society, womens', council and youth representatives. The organisation's first chairman was John Beckett (1894-1954). Beckett was educated at Latymer School and was a journalist and Company Director. He was Labour MP for Gateshead 1924-1929, and Peckham 1929-1931.

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Archivist's Note

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

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