John Burns of Battersea – Builder of the Borough and Opponent of War

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Burns book coverBattersea and Wandsworth Trade Union Council is preparing to commemorate the action of its founder John Burns, MP for Battersea and a working class Cabinet Minister, who left the government in protest when Britain entered the First World War, with a walking tour, on Saturday 9 August.

Read more about this and John Burns on Sean Creighton’s great Blog

We also have literature on John Burns if people wish to know more.

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