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Ian Brinkley
Economic Advisor

7 out of 10: Labour Under Labour 1997-2007

7 out of 10: Labour Under Labour 1997-2007

Ian Brinkley, David Coats and Stephen Overell
01 July 2007

The Labour government deserves ‘7 out of 10’ for its effect on working life during the last decade, this report suggests. This score is due to its record in maintaining economic growth and low unemployment, while legislating for greater justice at work through valuable new rights for employees. This balance is Labour’s ‘central achievement’ in the sphere of work, the authors say.

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