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Report on 'Lying Statements', 1911
 
   
Report on 'Lying Statements', 1911
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Brief Description: 'A Report of a Mass Meeting of Workers re. Lying Statements Being Circulated About Conditions of Employment at the Biscuit Factory'
Subject Date: 29 December 1911
 
Full Description: At the end of 1911 Huntley & Palmers was accused of paying low wages, providing poor working conditions and discharging workers who had joined the National Union of Gas Workers and General Workers (now the GMB). This led to an outcry in Reading and demonstrations against the company. Non-union members then demonstrated against what they called 'lying statements' being made about the company and issued this report.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Biscuit Factory, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 18.3cm, Width: 12.2cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, working life, events
Content Type: pamphlet
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.82.31
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_82_31~1_028-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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