LETTER:Fifties rejects resurrected

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The Independent Online
IN 1959 Douglas Jay suggested that the Labour Party should drop nationalisation, break the link with the unions and change its name. Hugh Dalton objected that that would not only be throwing out the baby with the bath water but throwing out the bath as well. Now that Tony Blair has acted - knowingly or otherwise - on the advice of the former, he has created the situation foreseen by the latter.

What is New Labour?

Mark C Henderson

Deal, Kent

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