Great Depression in the United Kingdom
The Great Depression in the United Kingdom, also known as the Great Slump, was a period of national economic downturn in the 1930s, which had its origins in the global Great Depression. It was Britain...
May Report
The May Report was a publication on 31 July 1931 by the Committee on National Expenditure ("May Committee"). The May Committee was set up in order to suggest ways in which the government could curb ex...
National Hunger March, 1932
The National Hunger March of September–October 1932 was the largest of a series of hunger marches in Britain in the 1920s and 1930s.
Hunger marches to London had previously taken place in 1922–23,...
Jarrow March
The Jarrow March (or Jarrow Crusade, from the phrase on banners carried by the marchers), was an October 1936 protest march against unemployment and extreme poverty suffered in North East England duri...