Last Time: Labour's Lessons From the Sixties

Last Time Labour s Lessons From the Sixties Is New Labour a genuine attempt to learn from the failures of old Labour or another advertising gloss for an old product That s the question posed by this fascinating study of the successes and the f

  • Title: Last Time: Labour's Lessons From the Sixties
  • Author: David Wienir Austin Mitchell, MP
  • ISBN: 9781857251203
  • Page: 317
  • Format: Paperback
  • Is New Labour a genuine attempt to learn from the failures of old Labour, or another advertising gloss for an old product That s the question posed by this fascinating study of the successes and the failures of last time when Labour took office in circumstances similar to today s It s now a third of a century since the British people last threw out a faltering Tory govIs New Labour a genuine attempt to learn from the failures of old Labour, or another advertising gloss for an old product That s the question posed by this fascinating study of the successes and the failures of last time when Labour took office in circumstances similar to today s It s now a third of a century since the British people last threw out a faltering Tory government to bring an exciting new Labour Party to power In 1964 a modernizing Labour Party, led by its dynamic new leader, Harold Wilson, won power in a long delayed election victory and set the country on a new course The parallels between last time and Labour s progress to power are striking In this book those who played the key roles in Labour s great election victories of 1964 and 1966 describe their techniques for winning, the way in which Labour governed dynamically on a small majority to build up support and win its biggest majority since 1945, and the key role played by Harold Wilson as an energetic, modernizing leader who brought Labour back into tune with the national mood, led it to victory but then threw it all away Last Time chronicles Labour s triumphs and failures from the sixties It shows how the great victory turned sour in the face of economic difficulties and how Wilson failed to seize the moment to ensure the economic growth on which Labour s success depended, then as now In four years of the nineteen sixties Labour went fr

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