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1929 LABOUR GOV: why did labour gov start out with high hopes in 1929

liberals had become marginalised and labour now clearly a major player in Britain's two party system

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1929 LABOUR GOV: what was Ramsay MacDonald like as a leader

experiecned, well known and respected at home and abroad

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1929 LABOUR GOV: what did Macdonald believe the party had the chance to do to ensure they gained an overall majority in next election

remove any doubts in minds of voters as to credibility of labour as a respectable party of gov

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1929 LABOUR GOV: what was MacDonalds optimism boosted byD

dip in unemployment figures

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1929 LABOUR GOV: who did ramsay macdonald appoint as Britains first woman cabinet minister

Margaret Bondfield

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domestic policies: who was labour party dependent upon for its overall majority in parliament

liberal support

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domestic policies: when was Greenwood's housing act

1930

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domestic policies: greenwoods housing act 1930

increased subsidies for house building and introduced new slum clearance schemes

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domestic policies: when was coal mines act

1930