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Being in Touch – “The Unfinished Revolution: How New Labour Changed British Politics Forever” – Philip Gould

December 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Campaigning, Extremism, Politics, UK Labour, United Kingdom

(Hugh) Gaitskell began in modernising terms: society and the economy were changing, and Labour had to change too. Labour, he said, had to adapt itself,

“to be in touch always with ordinary people to avoid becoming small cliques of isolated, doctrine-ridden fanatics, out of touch with the main stream of social life in our time”.

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