NUWMNational Unemployed Workers' Movement (Great Britain)
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The marchers, also from the NUWM, were led by Scottish organiser Harry McShane and were protesting against means test and benefits cuts.
More important was his continuing leadership of the NUWM. This may not have been a union, red or otherwise, but it fell within the remit of the Profintern and unemployed activities received much attention at the fifth RILU congress in 1930.
Richard Croucher discusses the NUWM and other unemployed organizations.
All of this rather begs the question: if the NUWM was so effective why did many working-class people in the city continue to adhere to a particularly unpleasant form of popular Conservatism?