Anita Pollack

Anita Pollack

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Wreckers or Builders?

"Wreckers or Builders?"

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART IV: 1994-1999 AN ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND
The scene
A sad beginning
Huge victory
Manifesto reservations return
Burdensome boundaries
Double election campaign
Biggest of the biggest
Routed Conservatives
Other parties
Tony Blair leads from the centre
Lots of new boys and still not many girls
The new players were:
Elsewhere in Europe
AGM in two parts
Greening the Socialist Group
Parliament gears up
Let the business begin
Blackpool conference
The Clause TV debacle - keeping the red flag flying
Magic moments
Barton still biking
Turkey customs union rumbles on
Nuclear Pacific
Biotech conscience time
EPLP matters
IGC rebellions
Getting on with the job
Hughes gets procedure
Anti-racism continues
Broadcasting and audio-visual
Car safety and auto oil
BSE ban
The internals
Half-time changes
Unemployment conventions
Working for victory, the workers and Europe
Yes, we have no bananas
A new dawn breaks
New Labour and old Socialists
Amsterdam Treaty
Tobacco and Formula One
Proportionally strife-ridden
Rules are made to be broken
Saving the planet at Kyoto
West bows out
The first Labour Presidency
Europe-building during the Presidency
No euro please, we're British
Changing places in the EPLP
Painful selections and extinction of the dinosaurs
Shock and awe
The show goes on
The "Pro-Europe Conservative Party"
Expenses rows
Fraud and resignation of the Santer Commission
Lame ducks everywhere
Last calls again - bowing out gracefully
Behind the scenes
Falling off the roundabout