Now that the political obituaries of New Labour are being written I believe it is appropriate to add BUCF’s own assessment of the New Labour project. What were it’s strengths? Where did it fail? and how different from the old one was the ‘new dawn ‘ that Blair proclaimed had broken?
Throughout this coming week we will be publishing ‘Cowdrill-style’ assessments of the New Labour project, with each day focusing on a different aspect of the Labour government and its record on particular issues over the past 11 years. First installment will be: Spin and substance