Ellen Wilkinson - Quotes

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Tell the Government, our people shall not starve. ---->>>

But my eyes were riveted on a small slim woman her hair simply coiled into her neck, Katherine Glasier. ---->>>

My mother's illness fitted into this protest against the treatment of the sick who could not pay, the inefficiency of commercialism, the waste, the extravagance, and the poverty. ---->>>

Women have worked hard; starved in prison; given of their time and lives that we might sit in the House of Commons and take part in the legislating of this country. ---->>>

I paid for my own education by scholarship until I left university. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: October 8, 1891
Die: 02-06, 1947
Occupation: Politician

Ellen Cicely Wilkinson PC (8 October 1891 – 6 February 1947) was a British Labour Party politician who served as Minister of Education from July 1945 until her death. Earlier in her career, as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Jarrow, she became a national figure when she figured prominently in the 1936 Jarrow March of the town's unemployed to London, to petition for the right to work (wikipedia)