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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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

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 »

Tony Blair announces return in bid to influence Brexit debate - The Guardian

Former PM is not standing in election but says he feels compelled to re-enter political fray to warn of economic perils of quitting single market. George Sandeman. Mon 1 May 2017 03.22 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.41 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Local contests in UK prepare general election battleground - The Times of Israel

Council elections Thursday could give Theresa May's Conservatives crucial momentum against Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party. By Robin MILLARD 2 May 2017, 8:45 am 0 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 4 shares. British Prime Minister Theresa May ...and more »

Tony Blair: 'Labour can win at any point that it wants to get back to winning ways' - The Guardian

Twenty years after his 1997 landslide win, Tony Blair tells the Observer Labour must engage with voters on Brexit – and the electorate must not give the PM a 'blank cheque'. Andrew Rawnsley. Sun 30 Apr 2017 02.00 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 ...and more »