Essays Tagged: "Labour government"

"Will the UK Constitutional reform programme 'save' the state or hasten its demise."

IntroductionThe United Kingdom has seen more constitutional reform under the first New Labour government of Tony Blair than in the previous century. Power has been devolved away from West ... st Party in the Westminster Parliament. For years the electorate north of the border had returned a Labour majority, and to see the Conservative Party in power for so long rankled with the Scots. A ge ... view that many Scots held - that either devolution or independence was a must for Scotland.The New Labour government granted this wish, and a Scottish Parliament was set up under the Scotland Act 199 ...

(16 pages) 174 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

community care history and politics during the 50's/60's in the U.K.

was elected and although there were some minor changes, they continued the policies of the previous Labour Government. They only had a very small majority and so had to rule out any unpopular policies ... had a very small majority and so had to rule out any unpopular policies. This meant keeping most of Labours policies. The Conservative Party leadership was moderate and the more right-wing MPs were ma ...

(2 pages) 94 1 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Did the Macdonald governments effectively tackle unemployment and poverty from the depression in 1929 up to 1935?

here were many other contributory factors. During this period two governments came in to power. The Labour government 1929-3, led by Ramsey Macdonald and the national government 1931-5, which consiste ... e parties were very different despite having the same leader. A Laissez Faire policy was pursued by Labour up until the end of their office, whilst the National Government abandoned this policy in fav ...

(6 pages) 34 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Discuss how the Inspector creates and maintains drama throughout the play, "An Inspector Calls" by J.B Priestley

He lived through both world wars, the unsinkable Titanic sank in 1912, the general strike in 1926, labour government resigning in 1931, and the two destructive atom bombs dropped on Japan in 1945. Pr ... with his persuasive attitude, Sheila became a new reformed character, "But these girls aren't cheap labour - they're people." Sheila did not only become a new person, she began to understand the Inspe ...

(14 pages) 101 0 3.9 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Decline of An Empire: Post WWII Britain

ed out of office. The people believed the change they sought could be accomplished by voting in the Labour Government. Clement Atlee came to power in 1945 with many hopes for brightening Britain's fut ... His most important aim was to reform Britain's economy and therefore improve the social conditions. Labour was a Socialist form of government in that it hoped to aid all citizens, with ideas including ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Case Study: The General Election of 1951

Conservatives, defeat but no rout for the Socialists'THE NATIONAL PICTUREBy 1951, Clement Attlee's Labour Government was on its knees. Most of the promises set out by the Labour party in its 1945 man ... nt some healthcare charges which prompted the resignation of left-winger Nye Bevan culminating in a Labour party split. With the Government looking increasingly unstable, Attlee had little choice but ...

(13 pages) 39 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What factors might be preventing working class children from choosing to go to university?

Tony Blair has said his priorities are 'Education, education, education.'Both this Labour government and the previous ConservativeGovernments introduced policies to encourage children ... tem, the different factors affecting the behaviour towards university and, in what ways the current Labour Government are proposing to resolve the present day issues will be explored.Education is nece ...

(6 pages) 54 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestly - How does Priestly convey his concerns about society in his book "An Inspector Calls"

the audience would have seen both World Wars, the unsinkable Titanic sink, the general strike, the labour government resigning due to a terrible financial crisis, and the two destructive atom bombs d ... The Inspector says that there are hundreds of women like her that the factories can use for "cheap labour". Birling used Eva for this and wouldn't raise the wages when she needed more money. Instead, ...

(12 pages) 31 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Al Capone

On the 9th Feb. 2004 the labour Government announced what was described as a "comprehensive strategy to target organised crim ...

(13 pages) 112 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Discuss the role of the Inspector in the play, "An Unspector Calls".

and influence people to be Socialist as well. It was written in a time when Britain was ruled by a Labour government and socialist policies were seen as the way forward. It was a popular way of think ... be because of exactly what the Inspector was questioning. Birling says that it is his 'duty to keep labour costs down' which indicates that he does not think of each worker as a person and cares a gre ...

(19 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A 1500 word review on New Labour's New Deal policy, taking into account past and present welfare ideologies

In 2004, the New Labour government published a report called Building on New Deal: local solutions meeting individual ... tions meeting individual needs. The report delivers a detailed exploration of the progress that New Labour party has made with the New Deal, it explores how it has made New Deal accessible to differen ... w Deal accessible to different groups and what challenges it has faced and changes it has made. New Labour believes that for those people that can work, employment is the route out of poverty. 'Employ ...

(6 pages) 80 0 4.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Multiculturalism and Racism: An Almost-Perfect World

unified society, as a state or nation. The policy of multiculturalism was introduced by the Whitlam labour government in the year 1972. Well, we all have different opinions concerning multiculturalis ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.2 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Discuss ways in which schools encourage a partnership with parents and how this can help a child develop positive attitudes to learning.

In recent years, an array of legislation and guidance has emerged under the present new Labour government to bring together a co-ordinated framework of services to address the care and edu ...

(14 pages) 301 2 4.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Short Snippet on The Winter of Discontent (Great Britain, 1978-1979)

strikes by trade unions requesting larger wage increases for their members and struggles within the Labour Party. The first line of William Shakespeare’s Richard III was applied to the industrial ... in 1979, bringing about the Conservative Party’s victory under Margaret Thatcher.Although the Labour government had been fighting inflation for several years, it had peaked at 26.9% in August 19 ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Sir John Kerr and the Whitlam Dismissal

On the second of December, 1972, the Labour party under Edward Gough Whitlam came to power for the first time in 23 years, determined to ... a number of new policies such as Medicare and the abolition of fees for tertiary education. But the Labour Government had come to power by gaining the majority of seats in the House of Representatives ... he House of Representatives; the Senate was still controlled by the liberal party. In order for the Labour party to pass any bills both the Senate and the House of representatives would need to agree ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

To What Extent Was The 1929 â€" 31 Second Labour G

To what extent was the 1929 - 31 second Labour Government as successful as circumstances permitted.After the 'sporting' resignation of Stanl ... the 'sporting' resignation of Stanley Baldwin, Ramsay Macdonald became prime minister of a minority Labour government for the second time on the 5th June 1929. The second Labour Government took office ... d replaced by dictatorships. However these events occurred as a result not of the inadequacy of the Labour Government but because of events out of the control of it. The Wall Street Crash brought with ...

(5 pages) 576 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Discuss the Strengths & Weaknesses of Anti – Social Behaviour Orders

For the 10 years that the Labour government has been in power, it has strived to reduce crime all over the UK. One of the main ... e individual, and if no progress is made a further request must be made at a Magistrates Court. The Labour government introduced the ASBO in 1998 after pressure from the general public to tackle crime ... further information of the Respect Action Plan,Key points of S Ludlam and M Smith, Governing as New Labour (2004) (Chapter 11)Also discuss further successes of the ASBO - include case studies - includ ...

(7 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of moving the NHS from public sector to private sector

The National Health Service (NHS) is a state run entity set up by the Labour government after 1948 as part of the welfare state. It was originally run by local authoritie ... '5Clearly the NHS is now a half-way house between the public and private sectors. While the present Labour government seems set on pushing ahead with more ways of privatisation. John Carvel noted that ...

(5 pages) 59 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Professional Practice in Context Specialist practitioner programme

olicy over the years will also be addressed and included throughout this paper. Examination of the 'Labour government's third way ideology' in the context of modernising health and social care, especi ... ent, and the commercial sector have all played a part in building a new agenda for health care. The Labour government in its modernisation programme reiterate how patients strongly influence the healt ...

(19 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Professional Practice in Context District Nursing Degree

olicy over the years will also be addressed and included throughout this paper. Examination of the 'Labour government's third way ideology' in the context of modernising health and social care, especi ... ent, and the commercial sector have all played a part in building a new agenda for health care. The Labour government in its modernisation programme reiterate how patients strongly influence the healt ...

(19 pages) 148 0 4.3 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine