JB Priestley wrote about his visit to the town | The Great Slump
saw the closure of Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company - the main |source of employment in Jarrow - following a collapse in demand and orders due to the depression, which prompted The Jarrow March three years of hardship later The book by Priestley, below |
Zahid Maqbool said energy shortage was the key reason which caused great slump
in trade & industrial activities closing many industries and giving rise to unemployment & poverty in the country.
IN the Great Slump
self-reinvention stakes, the two most popular choices for alternative employment have been to take up taxi driving or landscape gardening.
Ramsay Mac was the Labour Prime Minister who joined a national government with the Tories in 1931 during the Great Slump
, a decision that still rankles today.