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- MPs demand stronger role for personnel in Commons. Prickett, Ruth // People Management;12/10/98, Vol. 4 Issue 24, p13
Focuses on the move of the Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP) in Great Britain to call for more protection for the Members of Parliament's (MPs) staff. Proposal of PLP on how MPs should handle its human resources; How MP's staff are treated; T&G union's support on the proposal.
- Statesmen of intent: employment and the three manifestos. Cooper, Cathy // People Management;5/31/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p12
Looks at how the political platforms of the main political parties would affect the work of personnel and development professionals in Great Britain, if elected. Plan of conservatives on taxation; Agenda of the Labour on child care; Right that will be implemented by the Liberal Democrat to...
- Think of the children... offshore as much as you can. // Personnel Today;11/23/2004, p16
The article states that both the British Labour Party and Tories have outlined "family-friendly" policies designed, supposedly, to ease the lot of parents with young children. Politician Mike Howard wants to give fathers the option of a year off, or to share a year off with the mother of their...
- 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...