The Impact of New Labour by Gerald R Taylor (eds.)

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In fact one of the most obvious historical echoes is with the attempts by Hugh Gaitskell to reform Clause Four in the 1950s (Jones, 1996). In fact the modernizers' concern for reform of Clause Four can be read more significantly as a response to the left challenge to the Labour Government's economic policy, based ironically on an analysis of what might today be termed 'globalization', in the late 1970s (Shaw, 1996, p. 112). While no Labour leader had challenged Clause Four in the way that Gaitskell had since the 1950s, this reflected the fact that the clause 22 The Impact of New Labour had little impact on Labour policies (Thompson, 1995, p.

At first, Barnett believed in the philosophy of the Charity Organization Society which was confident it could distinguish between the deserving and undeserving poor. Getting people off relief and into work was as central to the COS as it is to New Labour. George Lansbury, a devoted Anglican, was particularly critical of the assumption of Toynbee Hall and some East End clergy that the area needed imported leadership. Lansbury's work as a Poplar councillor proved this false (Holman, 1990). In the 1880s there was an upsurge of socialism.

Gore also inspired the creation of the Workers' Educational Association in 1903 (Wilkinson, 1992). Unusually for a church leader, Gore understood class conflict and the benefits won by working-class militancy. But he rejected the left-wing image of Jesus as a poor man betrayed by the upper classes. Did not his fellow carpenters also desert him? He knew too much about sin to be a progressivist or Utopian like so many socialists of the time. Sticks as well as carrots were needed. He advocated unemployment insurance, but also detention for the workshy and redistributive taxation for the rich.

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