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NGOCommonwealth Land party
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Background InformationFounded by one-time Liberal MP and Independent Labour Party (ILP) member RL Outhwaite, and inspired by Henry George, the Commonwealth Land party sought the abolition of the private ownership of land, and its 'restoration' to the people. The party unsuccessfully participated in the 1931 general election. Source: Barberis et al Encyclopedia of British and Irish Political Organizations 2000 p23
Year Created1919
Year Ended1954
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesCommonwealth League (1919-1930)
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KeywordsPolitics and political ideologies.
Last Edited ByJRM at 06/02/2007 22:33:51