What is another word for Old Labour?

74 synonyms found


[ ˈə͡ʊld lˈe͡ɪbə], [ ˈə‍ʊld lˈe‍ɪbə], [ ˈəʊ_l_d l_ˈeɪ_b_ə]

Old Labour refers to a political ideology that was associated with the British Labour Party before the party leadership shifted to its new direction in the 1990s. Some synonyms for Old Labour include traditionalist, socialist, leftist, radical, and progressive. The party, under Old Labour, held a strong commitment to socialism, trade unions, public ownership of key industries, and a welfare state. However, the term Old Labour also became associated with inefficiency, economic stagnation and high taxes. Today, the term Old Labour is used to describe a political ideology that values economic equality, social justice, and egalitarianism. It remains relevant in the UK political landscape, shaping the ideology of the modern day Labour Party.

How to use "Old labour" in context?

Old Labour, also known as the British Labour Party, is one of the oldest and most traditional political parties in the United Kingdom. The party was founded in 1906 as the Parliamentary Labour Party and is generally considered to have originated from the trade unions. Old Labour is Characterized by its dedication to social democracy, nationalisation of key sectors of the economy and its approach to public policy. The party's support for the welfare state, universal health care and public education, as well as its advocacy of measures such as the creation of a National Investment Bank and the introduction of a National Minimum Wage, have all been central to its appeal to working class voters.

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