Tomsky and A. B. Swales
at the Scarborough Conference


A. B. Swales, (left) President of the British Trades Union Congress, shaking hands with M. Tomsky, Secretary of the Central Council of Russian Trades, at the Scarborough Conference of the British Trades Union Congress when the movement for world trade union unity was endorsed. At the time, the Anglo-Russian Unity Committee represented 11,000,000 trade unionists of Britain and Russia.