Invergordon 1931, Shipshape and Mutiny Fashion - How They Fought the Pay Cuts, by Liz Willis

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Invergordon 1931, Shipshape and Mutiny Fashion - How They Fought the Pay Cuts, by Liz Willis
Invergordon 1931, Shipshape and Mutiny Fashion - How They Fought the Pay Cuts, by Liz Willis

10 pages. A5 size Pamphlet (N4587)

This pamphlet provides a very short account of the Invergordon Mutiny in 1931, when sailors in the Royal Navy reacted angrily to a proposed pay cut of 10% (which was only going to be suffered by the lower ranks - Officer pay wasn't going to be cut at all!)

From the cover: Financial crisis, national coalition government implementing a programme of drastic cuts in wages, supposedly forced on them by the state of the world economy, and insisting on the need for public sector workers to accept a lowering of living standards, extending even to the armed forces, in the national interest. The year was 1931, and one of the first and most effective shows of resistance came in an unexpected quarter.

The condition of the pamphlet is generally ok. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Please note the front cover has been clipped across the top right hand corner.

Condition New