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Alice in Westminster

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Alice Bacon was one of the twentieth-century's most remarkable female politicians. Born and raised in the Yorkshire town of Normanton, she defied the odds to be elected Labour MP for Leeds North East in the 1945 General Election. Famed in her home town for her unlikely love of sports cars, she was a much-respected, no-nonsense, hard-working representative for her beloved Yorkshire home in Westminster. Mentored by Herbert Morrison and Hugh Gaitskell, she rose through the party becoming a Home Office minister under Roy Jenkins and latterly an Education Minister with responsibility for the introduction of comprehensive schools.

Item details

Author(s):
Rachel Reeves
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
165 x 231 mm 500g
Edition:
2017
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1784537683
ISBN-13:
9781784537685
Number of pages:
222
Publisher:
I.B. Tauris
Title:
Alice in Westminster: The Political Life of Alice Bacon

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Alice Bacon was one of the twentieth-century's most remarkable female politicians. Born and raised in the Yorkshire town of Normanton, she defied the odds to be elected Labour MP for Leeds North East in the 1945 General Election. Famed in her home town for her unlikely love of sports cars, she was a much-respected, no-nonsense, hard-working representative for her beloved Yorkshire home in Westminster. Mentored by Herbert Morrison and Hugh Gaitskell, she rose through the party becoming a Home Office minister under Roy Jenkins and latterly an Education Minister with responsibility for the introduction of comprehensive schools.

Author(s):
Rachel Reeves
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
165 x 231 mm 500g
Edition:
2017
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1784537683
ISBN-13:
9781784537685
Number of pages:
222
Publisher:
I.B. Tauris
Title:
Alice in Westminster: The Political Life of Alice Bacon

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