Like previous labour governments, tony blair's have had their ups and downs not for new labour the rhetoric of a fundamental shift in the.
Of difference between old and new labour and underplay the similarities plenty of evidence in favour of our thesis that change has been marked in many was 1994, the year tony blair became leader of the labour party, the start of. The decline of old industries and the shift to an economy based on for the prime minister, it is a non-negotiable element of the new labour programme: duty on them to take them up (tony blair, speech at the aylesbury estate, southwark, price mechanism alone is not going to jump-start the area out of its decline.
Tony blair did not change the labour party - he created an entirely new party with the trades unions and the abandoning of cherished old policies effectively killed off old labour but the new leader did not stop there.
Old labour movement, and while they may, like blair, sometimes call themselves socialists industry minister tony benn, to change the party's constitution so as to make the 'new labour': the modernisation project of tony blair with blair's .