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New Labour Policy, Industrial Relations and the Trade Unions

  • Steve Coulter
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Introduction

New Labour was outwardly hostile to trade unions and their concerns. Yet the Blair government worked closely with the TUC on several key employment reforms. Steve Coulter analyses the dimensions of the often fractious Labour-union partnership and shows how the TUC pursued an 'insider lobbying' route to influence the shape of New Labour's policies.

Keywords

economy employment Government Industrial relations Policy political economy reforms

Authors and affiliations

  • Steve Coulter
    • 1
  1. 1.London School of EconomicsUK

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