New Labour: Politics after Thatcherism

Driver, Stephen and Martell, Luke (1998) New Labour: Politics after Thatcherism. Polity Press. ISBN 978-0745620510

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In May 2005 the Labour Party led by Tony Blair won an unprecedented third term in power. After eight years in government its achievements were many. But there was controversy too, not least the decision to support the United States in the invasion of Iraq. The Blair government promised to be different both at home and abroad. New Labour would move social democratic politics on in the face of a rapidly changing world. It would also take British politics and policy-making beyond Thatcherism. But how successful has it been?

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