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Arthur Henderson, Home Sec, visits Burnley textile mills, 1924

Arthur Henderson, Home Sec, visits Burnley textile mills, 1924
Arthur Henderson, Home Sec, visits Burnley textile mills, 1924
Arthur Henderson, Home Sec, visits Burnley textile mills, 1924
Arthur Henderson, Home Sec, visits Burnley textile mills, 1924
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Arthur Henderson, Home Sec, visits Burnley textile mills, 1924
Burnley
Mr. J. Stuttard, Alderman J.W. Clegg, Arthur Henderson, Mr. F.A. Hargreaves, Mr. John Jackson, , Mr. E.F. May, , Mr. John Taylor , Mr. F. Scarisbrick , Mr. Jos. Cross, , Mr. Ed. Duxbury, Sir D.J. Shackleton, Mr. H. Topham, Alderman Emmott, Mr. E. Smith, Mr. H. Roberts , Mr. Jas. Hindle, Mr. W.C. Robinson
Arthur Henderson Burnley M.P., Home Secretary, and the representatives of textile manufacturers and operatives who visited Byerden, Primrose, Ferndale and Dean Mills on a fact finding mission to inspect working conditions particularly artificial humidity, (steaming), and "shuttle kissing". Both sides had sent deputations to Henderson as the Labour Government were about to make amendments to the Factory Acts. He had also been to Preston and Blackburn. According to the Burnley News: "Front row L-R J. Stuttard, (Chairman Burnley Manufacturers' Association), the Mayor Alderman J.W. Clegg, Arthur Henderson, Mr. F.A. Hargreaves, (Chairman Cotton Spinners & Manufacturers' Association), 2nd row: Mr. John Jackson, (Deputy Chief Inspector of Factories), Mr. E.F. May, (Superintending Inspector, Factories, Manchester District), Mr. John Taylor (Blackburn), Mr. F. Scarisbrick (Darwen), Mr. Jos. Cross, (Burnley Secretary United Textile Factory Workers' Association), Mr. Ed. Duxbury (Northern Counties Textile Trades Federation) ; Back Row: Sir D.J. Shackleton (Ministry of Labour), Mr. H. Topham, (Inspector of Factories for Burnley District), Alderman Emmott, Mr. E. Smith, (Secretary Burnley Manufacturers' Association), Mr. H. Roberts (Stalybridge, Federation of Master Cotton Spinners and Manufacturers' Association), Mr. Jas. Hindle, (Secretary Burnley Weavers' Association), Mr. W.C. Robinson (Northern Counties Textile Trade Association)"
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23.5 x 18.5
1924
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