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1900 Labour Party General Election Manifesto

Adequate Maintenance from National Funds for the Aged Poor
Public Provision of Better Houses for the People
Useful Work for the Unemployed
Adequate Maintenance for Children
No Compulsory Vaccination
Public Control of the liquor Traffic
Nationalisation of Land and Railways
Relief of Local Rates by Grants from the National Exchequer
Legislative Independence for all parts of the Empire
Abolition of the Standing Army, and the Establishment of a Citizen Force
The People to decide on Peace or War
Graduated Income-Tax
Shorter Parliaments
Adult Suffrage
Registration Reform
Payment of Members

The object of these measures is to enable the people ultimately to obtain the Socialisation of the Means of Production, Distribution, and Exchange, to be controlled by a Democratic State in the interests of the entire Community, and the Complete Emancipation of labour from the Domination of Capitalism and Landlordism, with the Establishment of Social and Economic Equality between the Sexes.

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