New Labour

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a name that the Labour Party in the UK has used to describe itself since the middle of the 1990s to show that it is modern and less left-wing than it once was

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  • New Labour (disambiguation) — New Labour is a campaigning label for the Labour Party of the United Kingdom, dating from 1994 and associated with Tony Blair s leadership. New Labour may also refer to: NewLabour Party (New Zealand), formed by Jim Anderton after he left the New… …   Wikipedia

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