Labour Party traditions
- The left's betrayal of Michael Foot. Aitken, Ian // New Statesman & Society;7/30/93, Vol. 6 Issue 263, p9
Analyzes the political career of Michael Foot. Appreciation of Foot's accomplishments by colleagues in the political arena; Degenerative treatment of Foot by the mass media; Betrayal of Foot by the British Labour party.
- Foot notes. Brasher, Stephen // New Statesman;3/15/2010, Vol. 139 Issue 4992, p58
The article examines the political career of Michael Foot, a member of the British Labour Party.
- LIBERAL PRIORITIES, THE LIB-LAB PACT AND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR POLICY INFLUENCE. Marsh, Ian // Parliamentary Affairs;Jul90, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p292
The article focuses on the negotiations related to the establishment, renewal and maintenance of the Lib-Lab pact and the various issues started by the Liberals under its terms in Great Britain. The Liberals had the chance to push their favored policies and to veto unacceptable measures as they...
- New realism, old traditions: Reconciling women's experience. Collette, Christine // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Spring91, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p26
Examines women's experience of the Labour Party in Great Britain. Tensions between women's experience and Labour Party's traditions; Paucity of women parliamentary candidates; Anarchic nature of many women's conferences.
- "Proud to Be Called a Marxist". // Time;2/16/1981, Vol. 117 Issue 7, p40
The article focuses on Andrew Bevan, member of Great Britain's Labour Party national executive committee, who believes that a democratic form of radical Marxism is possible in Britain. It is stated that Bevan's selection as a committee member was opposed by former Prime Minister James Callaghan...
- In praise of Michael Foot. // New Statesman;3/8/2010, Vol. 139 Issue 4991, p7
The article remembers Michael Foot, a British Labour Party politician, following his death in March 2010. It is noted that while Foot was not a successful politician, having led his party to a significant defeat against Margaret Thatcher in the 1983 elections, he was a man of integrity, vision...
- â€œThe only way is downâ€. Eaton, George // New Statesman;11/7/2014, Vol. 143 Issue 5235, p22
The article looks at the British Labour Party's prospects in the country's 2015 election. The author says that the party's likelihood of winning the election has fallen and discusses factors including the low popularity rating of party head Ed Miliband and the successful appeal of the Scottish...
- Next Labour government will give regional development agencies a starring role. McHugh, Joseph // Public Finance;09/29/2000, p8
Suggests that a second-term Labour government would expand the role of regional development agencies (RDA) and boost their funding to encourage regeneration of deprived areas. Proposals to enhance the role of RDA; Proposed measures to strengthen RDA performance indicators to gauge more...
- In brief. // New Statesman & Society;6/30/95, Vol. 8 Issue 359, p7
Reports on the launch of the British Labour Party's economic policy report `A New Economic Future for Britain.' Contents of the report; Labour Party's setting of an inflation target; Economic convergence; General tax principles.