Rates dispute. Mayor and councillors in Newby Place
Rates dispute. Mayor and councillors in Newby Place
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Record No
280203
Title
Rates dispute. Mayor and councillors in Newby Place
Description
Rates dispute. Mayor Charles Edwin Sumner and councillors in Newby Place, prior to the march, 29th July 1921. The Poplar Rates Rebellion, or Poplar Rates Revolt, was a tax protest. It was led by George Lansbury, the previous year's Labour Mayor of Poplar, with the support of the Poplar Borough Council and in defiance of the government, courts and Labour Party. George Lansbury went on to be the leader of the Labour Party.
Date of execution
1921
Section
London Metropolitan Archives
Collection
LCC Photograph Library
Notes
41.6
Medium
photograph
Catalogue No
SC_PHL_02_0962_1904
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