TITLE

Why Labour Toppled

AUTHOR(S)
Wintour, Patrick
PUB. DATE
April 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;4/7/79, Vol. 180 Issue 14, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains that Great Britain's Tory press has achieved an ideal of propaganda concerning two months of industrial disruption that led up to a parliamentary vote of no confidence in the Labour government. Identification of a cause with values that are unquestioned; Portrayal of labor militance as an attack on Britain and British values; Jim Callaghan cabinet's condemnation of a corruption of traditional trade unionism; Number of working days lost through strikes; British Leyland's withdrawal from a strike over parity of payments among plants.
ACCESSION #
11068962

 

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