Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 September 2005

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719072710

Bookseller Code (06)



Labour's traditional right in the 1970s and 1980s

Dianne Hayter

Published by Manchester University Press

Labour Movements Critical Studies MUP

  • The only book to discuss the moderate/right of the Labour Party from the mid 1970s to mid 1980s
  • The only history of the Manifesto Group, Labour Solidarity and the St Ermins Group
  • Written by an insider, it draws on extensive interviews with all the key players and unique access to private papers and closed archives
  • Explains how the moderates triumphed over the hard left and how the unions took action to ensure the Labour Party would again be electable

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