Saturday, April 29, 2006

National Unemployed Workers Movement - Hayes 1936

National Unemployed Workers Movement 1936 Hayes

Robert William Jones an active member of the National Unemployed Workers Movement, a wireless engineer living at 21 Acacia Avenue stood as a candidate in the 1936 Hayes Urban District Council.

The first NUWM candidate to stand locally

The unemployed in Hayes and Harlington

  UDC area in October 1936 was 610 (419 men and 106 women by October 1937 it had doubled to 1,013 (633 men and 380 women)