A manifest lack of vision

The promises I wish New Labour wouldn't keep.

Jennie Bristow

Topics Politics

The promises I wish New Labour wouldn’t keep:

Blaspheming through the second term

My top 10 blasphemies for life under New Labour – all the things you cannot oppose in contemporary politics because all parties accept them as common sense.

No dreams – and little reality

New Labour’s manifesto leaves nothing to the imagination. And that’s the problem with it.

Low ‘Ambitions for Britain’

New Labour’s commitment to ‘equality of worth’ is worse than worthless.

Baby bondage

Think about the phrases ‘baby bond’ and ‘Child Trust Fund’. For a few hundred quid, the state can buy a bond with your baby – and show that you, the parent, cannot be trusted.

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Topics Politics


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