Red carpet treatment for Labour
- HINDSIGHT 1858-2008. // Estates Gazette;11/15/2008, Issue 845, p122
The article relates events in the real estate business of Great Britain from 1990 to 1992. Chris Patten, Secretary of State for the Environment announced the capping of 20 community charges, none of them the responsibility of Conservative Party-led authorities in 1990. In 1991, the Labour Party...
- The cross Kinnock bears. Gelb, N. // New Leader;11/14/88, Vol. 71 Issue 17, p10
Describes the problems of British Labour Party Leader Neil Kinnock's retention as party leader from the far left, in the person of Tony Benn, formerly Viscount Stansgate.
- Squaring the taxes-spending circle? // New Statesman & Society;10/11/91, Vol. 4 Issue 172, p6
Editorial. Evaluates the Labour Party's proposals for funding its public spending plans. Focus on mobilizing private as well as public investment; How such a system would work; Advantages over increased taxes for increased spending.
- `Like it or not,' Labour could cheer up about Europe. Baxter, S. // New Statesman & Society;11/29/91, Vol. 4 Issue 179, p20
Analyzes the British Labour Party's position on the European Community (EC). How most Labour MPs remain skeptical about an overall embrace of European unity; Differences between Labour and Tory positions on such issues as defense and a single currency; Why Labour must come up with valid...
- Danish lessons. // New Statesman & Society;6/5/92, Vol. 5 Issue 205, p5
Editorial. Questions the Europe position of Britain's Labour Party. Underlying conflict over its decision to abstain in the parliamentary vote on Maastricht ; Flaws in Maastricht that should be addressed; Lessons Labour can learn from Denmark's recent opposition vote.
- Labour's school debaters line up for larynx duty. Pearce, E. // New Statesman & Society;6/5/92, Vol. 5 Issue 205, p11
Expresses the author's personal opinions on several key figures in Britain's Labour Party. Probable new leader, John Smith; Donald Dewar; Gordon Brown; Robin Cook; Tony Blair.
- Seconds' thoughts. // New Statesman & Society;6/5/92, Vol. 5 Issue 205, p16
Presents two proposals for the future of Britain's Labour Party, set forth by the two contenders for the position of the party's deputy leadership, Margaret Beckett and John Prescott. Beckett's plan for showing the British people that Labour's values are those of a fair and just society; Role to...
- Campaigning for real socialism. Hattersley, Roy // New Statesman & Society;5/21/93, Vol. 6 Issue 253, p16
Examines the ideology of Great Britain's Labour Party. Pragmatism as the secret weapon; Ability to create a coalition of objectives; Reasons for defeat in the 1992 elections; Challenge in evolving a philosophy acceptable to the middle class; Conservatism strategy as leading to defeat; Margaret...
- Untitled. French, Sean // New Statesman & Society;6/25/93, Vol. 6 Issue 258, p8
Lists reasons why the Labour Party is unable to name a single policy issue on which the opposition differed from the government. Jane Jacob's book `Systems of Survival: a dialogue on the moral foundations of commerce and politics'; Guardian and commercial syndromes.