After the hated means test brought even deeper cuts to paltry family incomes, the South Wales Hunger March
took the message "Struggle Or Starve" to the TUC meeting in Bristol.
Paul says: "The Jarrow March was labelled a hunger march
but it wasn't.
In a small town in the Midwest he had seen a hunger march
to the City Hall on a bitterly cold day.
Beamish a poignant reminder of the past when, fourth son of a Durham miner, he grew up in the 1930s that sparked the Jarrow hunger march
against abject poverty and England's newest first class cricketing county which is his spiritual home after St James' Park.
Now a new Jarrow Crusade exhibition at Bede's World features rarely seen items connected to the 1936 hunger march
to London which once again propelled the South Tyneside town into the national and international spotlight.
My grandfather may have been a member of the local Labour Party, as he was a long-time member of the Coleshill local party during his later life in the Midlands, and I've been told that he took part in the Jarrow Hunger March
And Mr Davis came in for more ridicule after the nephew of a Jarrow protester cast doubts on his claim his grandfather Walter Harrison led part of the 1936 hunger march
from his home town York to Aldermarston.
Famous for the 1936 Hunger March
when the unemployed of Jarrow walked to London to present a petition to Parliament.
A convoy of a mere 30 vehicles began the four-day journey from Newcastle to London in a so-called Jarrow Crusade named after the 1930s hunger march
Think of Jarrow and the grainy, depressing images of the 1936 hunger march
immediately spring to mind - jobless men in cloth caps on a fruitless yomp to London.