Reluctant rebels: Sunbury Ratepayers Association 1923-1927

Woodbridge, Steven (2012) Reluctant rebels: Sunbury Ratepayers Association 1923-1927. Journal of the Sunbury and Shepperton Local History Society(68), pp. 2-4. ISSN (print) 0140-1114

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Abstract

In January, 1923, some residents in Sunbury founded a Ratepayers Association, which they claimed was 'non-political'. While the R.A. did not advocate citizens breaking the law by refusing to pay their rates, they were 'rebels' in the sense that they were determined to lobby hard on the issue of local taxation, which they claimed was too high. This article traces the brief history of the Association, which folded in 1927.

Item Type: Article
Research Area: History
Politics and international studies
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Science (until November 2012)
Depositing User: Steven Woodbridge
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2012 08:12
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2012 08:12
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/23081

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