Source: Labour List UK
Headline: Progress joins forces with ex-ministers to mount sustained defence of the “incredible” Labour government
Progress today aims to put Labour’s achievements in office at the heart of the party’s debate over its future with a plain-speaking pamphlet published to mark the 20th anniversary of its landslide win under Tony Blair.
The “modernisers’” pressure group has amassed a series of prominent ex-ministers, including former ex-home secretary Jacqui Smith, to mount a sustained defence of Labour’s 13 years in power.
Record highlights a series of landmark Labour achievements, such as investment in the NHS, action on child poverty, peace in Northern Ireland and the introduction of tax credits and the national minimum wage, as well as warning of the impact of “successive” leaders who have failed to defend the party’s record.
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