• The trade unions are a long-established and essential part of our national life. We take our stand by these pillars of our British society as it has gradually developed and evolved itself, of the right of individual labouring men to adjust their wages and conditions by collective bargaining, including the right to strike.

    Winston Churchill (1950). “Europe Unite: Speeches 1947 and 1948”, London, Cassell
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