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Offshore Island PoliticsThe Constitutional and Political Development of the Isle of Man in the Twentieth Century$
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David Kermode

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780853237778

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313691

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The Interwar Years 1919–39

The Interwar Years 1919–39

(p.81) Chapter Four The Interwar Years 1919–39
Offshore Island Politics
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This chapter concentrates on the interwar period. This chapter discusses the government and elections of Major General Sir William Fry, Sir Claude Hill, Sir Montagu Butler and William Leveson-Gower as Lieutenant-Governors. The direct and indirect role of government is also assessed. The chapter describes the Island's social policy up to the outbreak of war in 1939. The interwar years show the Island's interwar employment problem, changes on health treatment and public service. The financial connection between the Isle of Man and the UK during the interwar period is elaborated.

Keywords:   interwar period, Isle of Man, Major General Sir William Fry, Sir Claude Hill, Sir Montagu Butler, William Leveson-Gower, social policy, UK

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