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Response to Review no. 189

Geoffrey Foote’s review of Labour’s First Century distorts the book’s aims and misrepresents its contents. The reason is clear enough. Foote concludes his review by noting his own ‘lack of political sympathy with the book’s aims’. The self-styled Bennite champion of ‘Old Labour’ reconstructs Labour’s First Century as a defence and celebration of New Labour’sContinue reading “Response to Review no. 189”

Response to Review no. 661

I am very grateful to Helen McCarthy for her generous, full and appreciative description of The Strange Survival of Liberal England. There is nothing which I would want to contest in her comments, and no more than one or two features of the volume which I would like to highlight in response. Helen says thatContinue reading “Response to Review no. 661”