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Maddox, cited above, provides valuable analysis of policy formation within the party. W. S. Adams makes some interesting suggestions in his article 'Lloyd George and the Labour Movement' in Past and Present, 3 (I953), 55-62. g. g. Philip Snowden, Autobiography, i (I934)- are useful. For the 'labour unrest', see G. D. H. , I948); for Syndicalism and Guild Socialism, see Alexander Gray, The Socialist Tradition (1946), cbs. F. P. see C. Tsuzuki, H. M. Hyndman and British Socialism (Ig61). 34 CHAPTER III Henderson's Party : War and Reconstruction (19f4-22) ALTHOUGH the Labour Party had by no means ignored questions offoreign policy before July 1914, it was only with the outbreak of war that they became of paramount importance.

Demanded democratic control of foreign policy, no annexations, an international organisation to maintain peace, and disarmament. New alignments thus cut across the ranks of the Labour Party, and threatened its continued existence as a political force. Yet at the time, there were few who thought that the war would last as long as a year. Although Henderson had disagreed with MacDonald and had taken his place as party chairman, he did not want to expel the anti-war minority from membership of the party, for he expected an early return to the peace-time condition of politics.

The National Executive found it necessary to respond to this pressure by a 53 A Short History of the Labour Party tightening of discipline. By decisions of the party conferences of 1922 to 1925 it ensured that Communists were debarred from individual membership of the party and from selection as its parliamentary candidates, although they could still attend annual conferences as union delegates. By 1925, however, the Communists and their sympathisers had already managed to 'capture' quite a number of the local parties, especially the still rather f~eble ones in the London area; and by the summer of 1927 the National Executive had had to disaffiliate a total of 23, including 15 in the London area.

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