TUC chief distances himself from Labour
- Tory ace fails to trump unions. Monks, John // New Statesman;04/04/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4328, p31
Discusses how the trade union movement in Great Britain has been changed by Labour Party policies. Encouragement of rise in job security and gap between top earners and the rest of the working class; Moves that weakened protection for individual workers and unions; United Nations' condemnation...
- Welsh Labour in power: 'One Wales' vs. 'One Nation'? Moon, David S. // Renewal (0968252X);2013, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p77
An essay on Welsh Labour politics is presented. It identifies several elements of Welsh Labour politics to provide insights on the wider issues labour movement in Great Britain is grappling with. The author speculates that a Welsh nationalist viewpoint would exert a stronger influence upon the...
- Rediscovering Labour's soul A politics of good work. Booth, Josh; Brett, Will // Renewal (0968252X);2011, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p8
The article discusses Ed Miliband's new generation that recognises that the British Labour party needs to rediscover its soul and become an alternative to the Big Society. It asserts that Labour, which can learn from the political success of grassroots organizations such as London Citizens, can...
- The Red Rose of Labour. Ellis, Siân // British Heritage;Jan2007, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p50
The article presents information about Great Britain's Labor Party. Andrew Thorpe's book "A History of the British Labor Party," discusses the party as the representative of the working class. The Chartist movement for political reform in the mid-19th century became the motivating factor behind...
- Election trail hots up as Blair wins the day. Overall, Stephen // People Management;11/30/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p14
Focuses on the speech given by Tony Blair, leader of Great Britain's Labor Party, in the 1995 Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference. Comments of Blair on social chapter and the national minimum wage; Blair's program for industrialists; Executives who favored Blair's program.
- Clydeside revolutionaries and counter-revolutionaries. Bowman, Stephen // History Scotland Magazine;May/Jun2012, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p20
The article focuses on the period in Scotland's political and social history known as Red Clydeside, with particular focus on Right Wing reactions to industrial unrest. The author analyzes why the government, employers, and the press feared social revolution, explores the influence of Red...
- Coal Strikes on the Home Front: Miners’ Militancy and Socialist Politics in the Second World War. Gildart, Keith // Twentieth Century British History;Jun2009, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p121
The impact of the Second World War on British society has provided fertile ground for historical research. Historians have questioned the once orthodox view of the â€˜people's warâ€™ and pointed to divisions across social classes. This article extends such analyses by examing political...
- 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.