Photos from Local Government in Revolt with John McDonnell, Ted Knight and Hazel Smith – 30th anniversary of the rate capping struggle

On 5 July 2016 Lambeth Libraries organised a sold out event in Clapham to discuss the local history of the rate capping dispute in the mid 1980s. Continue reading “Photos from Local Government in Revolt with John McDonnell, Ted Knight and Hazel Smith – 30th anniversary of the rate capping struggle”

Photo Gallery: Rate capping dispute 1984-86

Many of these photos are taken from the pamphlet “He was only the District Auditor, but…” ¬†which was published in 1986 to raise money to pay for the fines imposed on 31 Lambeth councillors who defied rate capping the year before.

The photos from the pamphlet were taken by NALGO member Dave Stewart.