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Why a Labour government?

Cliff Slaughter

Why a Labour government?

a reply to some centrist critics

by Cliff Slaughter

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Published by Socialist Labour League in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Socialist Labour League.,
    • International Marxist Group.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1964-1979.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Cliff Slaughter.
      SeriesSocialist Labour League pocket library ; no. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHX249 .S57 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination21 p. :
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5252285M
      ISBN 100902715070
      LC Control Number75325070
      OCLC/WorldCa1734330

      When Labour prime minister Harold Wilson won four elections in the decade after , the Labour-supporting Daily Mirror was the country’s most widely read newspaper. The Sun, successor to the Daily Herald, initially did likewise – its continued support for the party a promise made by one Rupert Murdoch when he acquired the paper in   Government debt under Labour was a major factor in the elections of and But to what extent did the Labour government really plunge the economy into debt during ? Usually, when people say 'it's debt that .   The reason the Labour Party has just lost the general election is that the Labour Party didn’t try to win the general election. It wanted to . Labour Reforms Assessment The Labour Government, The Labour government of – put into operation a welfare state in which the government took responsibility for the wellbeing of its citizens and provided a safety net through which nobody should fall into Size: KB.


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History. The Labour Party was born at the turn of the 20th century out of the frustration of working-class people at their inability to field parliamentary candidates through the Liberal Party, which at that time was the dominant social-reform party in the Trades Union Congress (the national federation of British trade unions) cooperated with the.

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