My own personal blog. Newham Council Deputy Mayor, Cabinet member for Housing Services & Vice Chair of Local authority Pension Fund Forum. Councillor for West Ham ward, UNISON Branch Chair, Regional Council Officer & NEC member, Centre left and proud member of Labour movement family. No trolls please.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
"East Ham War Pensions Committee: Your Fight Is Our Fight"
Historic photo of dependants of World War One ex-service men protesting against cuts to War pensions in 1919. The authorities claimed that the local East Ham War Pensions committee did not follow the "rules" and gave out too generous benefits.