The National Archives
Labour Party proposals for measures to help the unemployed, published in 1907
(PRO ref: PRO 30/69/1787. Material in the copyright of Ramsay MacDonald is reproduced by permission of the granddaughter of the late Malcolm MacDonald.)
You need to study the source carefully before you decide whether it supports or contradicts any of the reasons in the Big Question.
How would Clause 2 part (2) help some of the problems facing working people?
How would an unemployed worker feel about Clause 3?
Clause 7 contains 3 sections. Which of these sections might do most to generate support for the Labour Party among working people?
How would a Liberal politician like Lloyd George react to seeing this document?