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Strike in the1920s
The origins of the General Strike of May 1926 because miners ready to accept lower wages and longer working hours. It ten days long, from 3 - 13 May. Between 1.5 and 3 million workers on strike in a range of industries including the railways, printing, electricity and gas, building, dock work, and iron and steel.
There a strike by printers, so many newspapers produced. The government ready to take control of the presses of the Morning Post to produce The British Gazette. It very aware of how important the newspapers for influencing people's views and opinions.
In 1927, there a new law. General strikes now illegal under the Trade Disputes and Trade Union Act.