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The Parliamentary Archives holds a number of documents relating to the careers of Earl Grey, Ellen Wilkinson, Joseph Cowen and Jack Lawson. This section allows you to view the records that the school groups consulted in their time with us.
Ellen Wilkinson's speech on malnutrition
Hire-Purchase Act, 1938
"Parliament is Impossible" article by Ellen Wilkinson
Photograph of Joseph Cowen
Petition in favour of the ministerial plan of reform
Education Act, 1944
Northern Political Union address to Earl Grey
Photograph of Ellen Wilkinson and Jack Lawson
"Why Women Must Vote Labour" article by Ellen Wilkinson
Earl Grey's maiden speech in the House of Lords
"If I Were Prime Minister" article by Ellen Wilkinson
Earl Grey's resignation speech
Ellen Wilkinson's maiden speech
The De Montfort Project is an outreach project run by the Parliamentary Archives which explores the life and impact of local MPs and Peers on both their local area and at Parliament.
Biographies of Ellen Wilkinson, Jack Lawson, Earl Grey and Joseph Cowen can be found on the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.