Browse Collections (4 total)

1. Back from the brink?

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Labour’s 1983 election manifesto was described as the ‘longest suicide note in history’ because the party committed itself to policies popular…

1. Back from the brink?

2. New Labour

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John Smith was elected Labour leader after the 1992 defeat. In September 1992 John Major’s Conservative government was forced to devalue sterling,…

2. New Labour

3. The Campaign

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The 1997 election campaign was unusually long. Prime Minister John Major hoped that six weeks of intense media scrutiny would undermine Tony Blair’s…

3. The Campaign

4. New Dawn?

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The Labour leftwing believed Blair committed himself to policies that made it impossible to achieve the party’s most important goal: making society…

4. New Dawn?