Partners or fellow travellers?
- A Debate on Transforming Local Governance in the UK: Is Partnership A Better Way? Guang-Xu Wang // Journal of Politics & Law;Mar2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p73
In order to overcome financial crisis, it is an international tendency to have the shift from a traditional government to local governance. Tony Blair's New Labour Party came to power in 1997 committed to modernise a local government system to local governance via launching series of long-term...
- The quality of Mersey. SCALES, NEIL // Adults Learning;Jan2011, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p11
In the article, the author discusses informal learning programs that their company Merseytravel has employed to improve the skills of their workers. The company is the operating name for the Integrated Transport Authority and Transport Executive of Merseyside in England. He cites the dynamic...
- United We Stand? Partnership Working in Health and Social Care and the Role of Social Work in Services for Older People. Lymbery, Mark // British Journal of Social Work;Oct2006, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p1119
The concepts of 'partnership' and 'collaboration' have become amongst the most critical themes of 'new' Labour's social policy, particularly in respect of the delivery of health and social care. Although the terms are rarely precisely defined and hence have become problematic to analyse, in most...
- 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...