All deleted tweets from politicians

RT @labour_history: #OTD 1998. National Minimum Wage. Labour are defeated in the Lords by the Tories over the NMW. Blair attacks the Tories for thinking that "the answer to the problems of the economy is low wages". John Redwood claims that two million jobs will be lost due to its introduction.

RT @labour_history: #OTD 2002. Tax Credit Act. 27 million people will be eligible for the benefit which aims to support people back to work. Brown hails it as the biggest reform since Beveridge. The average payment of £4000 per year lifted millions out of poverty.

RT @labour_history: #OTD 1970. Barbara Castle's Equal Pay Act receives Royal Assent. After decades of campaigning, the bill enables women to make a claim for equal pay if they do the same job as a man. An employer can be taken to a tribunal if conditions are breached.

RT @labour_history: #OTD Good Friday. Signed in 1998, the Good Friday Agreement brought an end to 'The Troubles' that had affected NI for thirty years. It set up a power-sharing assembly, governing by cross-community consent. Agreement in Belfast, London and Dublin ensured no hard border.

RT @labour_history: #OTD 1900. The Labour Representation Committee (LRC) is formed in London. At a socialist conference, the 129 delegates pass Keir Hardie's motion to create a distinct group to represent working class people in Parliament. It would go on to become the Labour Party.

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RT @NBATV: #OTD in 1983, Marvin Gaye delivered this unforgettable performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" to open the #NBAAllStar Game.

RT @labour_history: #OTD 2000. Labour's first attempt to repeal Section 28 is defeated by a Tory campaign in the House of Lords. Led by Baroness Young, the current PM @theresa_may supported its upholding. Labour finally managed to repeal it in 2003.

RT @EnnisSinead: OTD 100years ago some women gained the right to vote. 1st woman elected was not British but an Irish revolutionary - Sinn Féin - leading the way then, now & always! #Markievicz #Vote100

RT @JMilesKHOU: #OTD 70 years ago: HTX native Howard Hughes’s “Spruce Goose” makes its single, brief flight. I saw it in 90s while on display in CA #khou11

RT @labour_history: #OTD 2009. Gordon Brown is honoured in New York as 'World Statesman of the Year'. He was hailed for "stabilising" the world economy.