This RSS feed URL is deprecated

Labour party pledges to outlaw all zero-hours contracts - The Guardian

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says Labour will put an end to the 'rigged economy' after election win. Ewen MacAskill and Toby Helm. Sat 29 Apr 2017 17.01 EDT Last modified on Fri 1 Dec 2017 22.19 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share ...and more »

The Guardian view on the 1997 Labour landslide: not what it seemed - The Guardian

New Labour was a product of its time. History may judge it more kindly than many of today's critics. Sun 30 Apr 2017 14.09 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 20.04 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email ...and more »

'What's happening in Britain worries me': Tony Blair reveals why he's returning to politics 20 years after 1997 victory - Mirror.co.uk

Twenty years ago today Britain celebrated an election victory which brought the sparkling hope of New Labour and the youngest Prime Minister in a century. It seemed anything was possible and, as the soundtrack to the party's election campaign promised, ...and more »

Labour will put 10000 extra police on streets, vows Jeremy Corbyn - The Guardian

Plan to challenge Tories on law and order in England and Wales with funding raised by reversing cuts to capital gains tax. Rajeev Syal and Alexandra Topping. Tue 2 May 2017 03.32 EDT First published on Mon 1 May 2017 17.00 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

After hard-left turn under Jeremy Corbyn, Britain's Labour Party on course for historic defeat - Washington Post

LONDON — In 2015, Britain's Labour Party tacked to the left, repudiating the middle-way philosophy that had won it three elections under Tony Blair. Voters responded by handing the party its worst defeat in three decades. Rather than scramble back ...and more »

Tony Blair announces his return to politics - and hints at starting a new anti-Brexit movement - Telegraph.co.uk

The Brexit vote has brought many unintended side effects - one of which is Tony Blair's return to politics, 20 years after he won a landslide general election. As we head towards another of those - but this time with a Conservative government poised to ...and more »

20 years on from Blair's 1997 landslide: This chart shows how far Labour have fallen - Telegraph.co.uk

On May 1 1997 Tony Blair's Labour Party swept into Government with 418 seats and 43 per cent of the popular vote. Twenty years on, Jeremy Corbyn's Labour are today polling at around 29 per cent - 16 points behind Theresa May's Conservative Party on 45 ...and more »

Tony Blair Urges UK to Stay Centered, and Close to Europe - New York Times

Two decades after Tony Blair swept to power in a landslide victory to become prime minister of Britain, his brand of centrist, pro-European politics seems a distant memory in a divided country that has now voted to leave the European Union. But as the ...and more »

Labour pledges to end zero-hours contracts and unpaid internships in 20-point plan to tackle 'rigged economy' - The Independent

The Labour Party will end zero-hours contracts and unpaid internships if they win the general election, leader Jeremy Corbyn and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell have announced. The public sector pay cap which has left workers facing a £1700 drop in ...and more »

Labour's Diane Abbott: I misspoke over bobbies on the beat gaffe during interview - Sky News

Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott struggles with the sums on Labour's funding pledge to put 10,000 more officers on the streets. 20:50, UK, Tuesday 02 May 2017. Diane Abbott had a confusing time discussing Labour policy on LBC 2:34 ...and more »