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'Lift the ban on the Daily Worker', 1942

In May 1940, the Ministry of Information prohibited the export of a range of left-wing, communist or fascist papers, including the Daily Worker, under a category described in the Defence Regulation as 'matter which endangers or brings into disrepute the war effort of this country or its allies'. On 21 January, 1941, the Home Secretary used Regulation 2D to close down the newspaper completely and impound its printing presses. This pamphlet by William Rust calls for the ban on the newspaper to be lifted and includes a long list of supporting trade unions and related organisations, including the Scottish TUC Congress and Labour Party Conference. On 16 April, 1941 the Daily Worker building and presses were destroyed by fire bombs.

Title 'Lift the ban on the Daily Worker', 1942
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Production Date 1942
Format Pamphlet
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Holding Institution TUC Library Collections, London Metropolitan University
Related Objects Prohibited publications list, 1940
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