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TitlePerth and District Trades and Labour Council
HistoryPerth and District Trades and Labour Council was formed in 1897 with representatives from 12 trades including the masons, tailors, blacksmiths, printers, labourers, ploughmen and joiners. Trades council were formed in the 19th century as a means of combining members of different trades. National meetings of these councils form the Trades Union Congress. The Perth and District Trades and Labour Council represented the interests of its members and lobbied various groups including the town council concerning labour issues. The Trades Council is affiliated to the Scottish Trades Union Congress and is still in existence.
DescriptionMinutes, 1897-1969, 1981-1994; Delegate’s attendance book, 1945-1955; Newsletter, 1986
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