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Decline and fall of the Labour Party.

John Scanlon

Decline and fall of the Labour Party.

by John Scanlon

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Published by P. Davies in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labour Party (Great Britain),
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1910-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a pref. by James Maxton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN1129 L32 S3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination251 p.
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14715559M

    From to The Liberal Party and Liberal government, particularly from , is a very important period of British history, often compared with the Labour government after , another great phase of reform. But there is of course one big difference: the Liberal government of was pre-war, the Attlee government post-war. The Labour government in set the tone for post-war Author: Kenneth O. Morgan. The fall of Labour Scotland. Support for Labour in Scotland has been on the slide for years. It has, in fact, lost the backing of its traditional working-class power bases as it has moved ever further to the right. PHILIP STOTT reviews a book tracing this steep decline.

    The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Spring, summer & fall: The rise and fall of the Labour Party by Kavanagh, Ray A copy that .   Lewis Goodall talks to some of the founding fathers of the Labour movement and charts the rise and fall of the party since their victory in the general election. Follow @BBCNewsnight on.

    The Rise of Labour and the Decline of Liberalism: The State of the Debate KEITH LAYBOURN Labour Party (ILP) and the Labour Party began to cultivate trade duced a remarkable book, The Downfall of the Liberal Party, which has influenced books and articles by .   Rother Valley, a mining community in South Yorkshire, had been in the party’s hands since ; in , the Labour candidate won it with a staggering 77 percent of the vote.


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John Scanlon, an ex-shipyard worker, parliamentary journalist, secretary to a Cabinet Minister in the late Labour Governments, has written a book called “The Decline and Fall of The Labour Party.” It deals with the Labour Governments of and. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scanlon, John.

Decline and fall of the Labour Party. London, P. Davies [] (OCoLC) Document Type. End Of The Party,The: The Rise And Fall Of The New Labour Paperback – Ma out of 5 stars Engrossing account of the decline of New Labour.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on J Verified Purchase. I read this book on holiday last year (). The first thing I did when I got to the end was to go back to the start /5(83). The most fundamental and deep rooted of these problems is the erosion of Labour's electoral base, and this has been accompanied by an equally strong decline in individual membership of the party.

The electoral decline is particularly disturbing; the Labour and Conservative shares of the popular vote in general elections are graphed against the number of years since in Figure Author: Local Party Membership, Electoral Base, Paul Whiteley.

The author has an amazing insight into the Labour Party behind the news's headlines we all saw or read at the time. His knowledge of the main players of the party's downfall during the time of Gillard & Rudd is truly remarkable and at times almost unbelievable that what happened actually happened,destroying the party and losing the election/5(17).

Historians of political history are fascinated by the rise and fall of political parties and, for twentieth-century Britain, most obviously the rise of the Labour Party and the decline of the Liberal Party. What is often overlooked in this political. The End Decline and fall of the Labour Party. book the Party by Andrew Rawnsley is a history of Englands Labour Party in the first decade of the millennium.

Rawnsley focuses on Tony Blair and then Gordon Brown in their attempt to achieve the New Labour Revolution and the reasons why, in the end, they fell so short of the dream/5. the decline and fall of the Labour Party I was recently recommended the excellent four-part BBC documentary series “Labour – The Wilderness Years”, which offers an analysis of the causes underlying the decline of the British Labour Party, beginning with the catastrophic general election, and following events up until the sudden and tragic loss of party leader John Smith in.

The author of many articles and numerous academic papers, his ten books include The Decline and Fall of Roman Britain, Apocalypse: The Great Jewish Revolt Against Rome, Rome: Empire of the Eagles, A Visitor’s Guide to the Ancient Olympics, A Marxist History.

A devastating portrait of New Labour in power. For all the concentration on Gordon Brown's bullying, The End Of the Party is a much more complete account of New Labour than that.

It is all the more devastating for it. Labour has rubbished it/5(). The Labour party however, for different reasons, is also facing a crisis on membership and could face similar decline.

These events have great ramifications for democracy in our country. Labour Party Properties Limited and Labour Party Nominees Limited shall be maintained as companies holding Party assets, either outright or on trust for the benefit of the Party.

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Yet with the decline of the industrial working class and the growing influence of a professional middle class, Labour has lost its conservative disposition. Some will claim this is positive: the party is now more left-wing.

But this misunderstands the nature of the change. Secularisation in the s saw the decline in the role of the church. Then the unions were dismantled in the s. Now the Labour party, as we once knew it, is gone. The book appears to draw its title from George Dangerfield 's The Strange Death of Liberal England () which sought to explain the decline of the British Liberal Party after It should also be noted that The Strange Death of Tory England had previously been used as a title by Anne Applebaum for an article published in June Author: Geoffrey Wheatcroft.

In the middle of the village was a peeling Labour club that looked like the embodiment of the decline and defeat that had become manifest after the s miners’ strike. Labour's lost grassroots: The rise and fall of party membership Article (PDF Available) in British Politics 8(2) June with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Heavily defeated in the election ofthe Labour party moved slightly to the left, advocating nationalization of major industries and more progressive taxation. In the next few years Labour found new leaders in Clement Attlee (later Earl Attlee), Herbert Morrison, and Ernest Bevin.

The Growth of the Labour Party and the Decline of the Liberal Party At the end of World War One in November the Labour Party emerged as a strong political Party.

Prior to this it was the Liberal Party that was expected to be the main opposition to the Conservatives, with Labour as a party who used the popularity of the Liberals to become noticed. The Labour party manifesto is nothing more than a blueprint for socialism in one country.

The combination of punitive tax increases, sweeping nationalisation, and the end of Thatcher-era union. 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 Independent Labour Party.Their view was rejected by Trevor Wilson’s book, The Decline of the Liberal Party (), which proposed that Labour’s growth had less to do with working-class enfranchisement than with the impact of the First World War, when the Liberal Party found itself divided between the contrasting premierships and values of Henry Asquith and David.

A few months before the general election, in JanuaryLabour membership passed (Rentoul,p. 6).But, far from sustaining this momentum and achieving the plus target that had been set by Tony Blair, membership peaked soon after at around and then started to decline (McSmith,p.

4).Over the next 12 years the fall was by: 8.