Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn attends Tolpuddle Martyrs rally

NewsflarePublished: July 16, 2017Updated: July 22, 20172 views
Published: July 16, 2017Updated: July 22, 2017

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Sunday (July 16) attended the annual Tolpuddle Martryrs rally and laid a wreath at one of the men's graves before joining the march through the Dorset village.

The Tolpuddle Martyrs were a group of 19th-century Dorset agricultural labourers who were arrested for and convicted of swearing a secret oath as members of the Friendly Society of Agricultural Labourers, a precursor to trade unions.

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