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Refugee industrialists in the Manchester region
Bill Williams

as part of the Council’s attempt to give itself an edge over competitors in the Special Areas by suggesting the advantages of Lancashire over sites in Scotland, London and the Midlands. In Lancashire, he is quoted as saying, ‘labour conditions’ were particularly satisfactory: skilled workers were more readily available than elsewhere, his own workers ‘efficient, keen and willing, and easy to get on with’. Transport facilities were excellent: ‘all goods we are loading in the evening are delivered first thing next morning’. He had no regrets over choosing Lancashire

in ‘Jews and other foreigners’
The parable of the Labourers in the Vineyard
Mary Raschko

Kenyon, ‘Labour Conditions in Essex in the Reign of Richard II’, Economic History Review, 4 (1934), 438, 444. For the claim that some labourers in Suffolk received 6d per day during harvest, see Simon Penn and Christopher Dyer, ‘Wages and Earnings in Late Medieval England: Evidence from the Enforcement of the Labour Laws’, Economic History Review, 2nd Series, 43:3 (1990), 369. 19 Analysing the Gospel parable in light of its contemporary economic context, William Herzog argues that Jesus told the parable to expose oppression of workers. See Parables as Subversive

in The politics of Middle English parables