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    An accessible guide to voting Labour in the 2015 elections.

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    The definitive guide to the 2015 general election, brought to you by politicos.co.uk.

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    A fantastic selection of essays, edited by Charles Clarke, that explore those difficult issues that politicians try to avoid.

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    The story of an 'accidental Prime Minister' and his post-war reforms.

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    Roy Jenkins's career spans the full half-century from Attlee to Tony Blair, his biography is the story of an exceptionally well-filled and well-rounded life.

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    Malcolm Wicks, who died aged 65 after suffering from cancer, was sent to the House of Commons as the new Labour MP for Croydon North West in April 1992. As the polls closed, he was leaving the part...

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    Dennis Skinner, the famed Beast of Bolsover, is adored by legions of supporters and respected as well as feared by admiring enemies. Fiery and forthright, with a prodigious recall, Skinner is one of the best-known politicians in Britain. He remains as passionate and committed to the causes he champions as on the first day he entered the House of Commons back in 1970.

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    In this final volume of diaries, Tony Benn reflects on the compensations and the disadvantages of old age. With the support of a small circle of friends and his extended family, he continues his activities on behalf of social justice, peace and accountability in public life, to a background of political change and the international economic crisis.

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    Fifty years since first publication, E. P. Thompson's revolutionary account of working-class culture and ideals is published in Penguin Modern Classics, with a new introduction by historian Michael Kenny.

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    *This book is signed by Damian McBride.* In Power Trip Damian McBride writes candidly about his experiences at the heart of government, and provides the first genuine insider’s account of Gordon Brown’s time as Chancellor and Prime Minister.

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    In Power Trip Damian McBride writes candidly about his experiences at the heart of government, and provides the first genuine insider’s account of Gordon Brown’s time as Chancellor and Prime Minister.

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    The ultimate collection of political quotations.

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    A comprehensive reference guide to the Labour movement, with quotations from a multitude of politicians, philosophers and journalists.

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    Bobby Friedman introduces us to the big businesses, eccentric loners, fraudsters and dodgy wheeler-dealers who are rubbing shoulders against some of the most senior politicians in the country - with disturbing consequences for our democracy.

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    One of Britain’s most respected political thinkers offers solutions to the ills and iniquities of the current system of global capitalism.

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    Here, Andrew Marr provides the only modern account of the distinctive story of Scottish politics, from the collapse of Liberalism and the rise of radical Labour, to more recent Tory agonies and the complexities of contemporary Nationalism.

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    Greene's unique case study shows how the distinctive world view of a political leader defined foreign policy, by shaping Britain's response to Islamist violence and its interconnected approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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    The Coalition Government passed into law an unprecedented assault on the NHS. Doctors, unions, the media, even politicians who claimed to be stalwart defenders failed to protect it. Now the effect of those devastating reforms are beginning to be felt by patients – but we can still save our country’s most valued institution if we take lessons from this terrible betrayal and act on them.

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    It is commonly assumed that the best way to help the poor out of their misery is to allow the rich to get richer, that if the rich pay less taxes then all the rest of us will be better off, and that in the final analysis the richness of the few benefits us all. And yet these commonly held beliefs are flatly contradicted by our daily experience, an abundance of research findings and, indeed, logic.

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    This book considers the idea of New Labour from a social democratic perspective. It examines a wide range of issues and provides new perspectives in relation to the economy, social and foreign policy and the defence of the state.

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    Alan Johnson's childhood was not so much difficult as unusual, particularly for a man who was destined to become Home Secretary. Not in respect of the poverty, which was shared with many of those living in the slums of post-war Britain, but in its transition from two-parent family to single mother and then to no parents at all...

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    Tony Wright's Very Short Introduction to British Politics is an interpretative essay on the British political system, rather than an abbreviated textbook on how it currently works.

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    For the first time, Andrew Adonis gives his own account of the failed Lib–Lab coalition talks that followed the historic 2010 election.

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    David Boyle examines the key moments in political history that led to the downfall of the middle classes and questions whether their prestige can ever be revived.

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    A fascinating history of Britain's first Labour government.

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    Ed Miliband is perhaps the least understood political leader of modern times. This book reveals where he has come from and where he is going.

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    The autobiography of Jack Straw - an MP for thirty-three years and at the heart of government throughout the longest-serving Labour administration in history

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    The inside story of Andrew Gilligan’s notorious 6.07 broadcast on the Today programme, from former editor Kevin Marsh.

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    Philip Gould played a crucial role in helping Tony Blair to three election victories. Elections expert, Dennis Kavanagh, brings together a stellar cast of contributors to consider Philip Gould's legacy, both in life and politics.

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    The story of Peter Hain's courageous, campaigning life, which is intrinsically bound up with the destiny of South Africa.

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    Analyses the rise and fall of Labour in Scotland and asks: is Labour's decline irreversible?

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    In this newly updated edition of the critically acclaimed biography, Simon Lee systematically examines Gordon Brown’s politics over the last decade of Labour power. Assessing his recent catas...

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    The life of the late David Taylor MP, as told by his former colleague, Paul Flynn

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    Second volume of the best selling diaries.

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    Tony Blair's least favourite colleague casts a mordant eye on whips and rebels, wars and liberties, spin and patronage, and expenses and legacies.

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    When politician and historian David Clark was invited to write the history of the Labour Movement in Westmorland, his inclination was to decline. The Labour Party in the area had no remaining recor...

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    The Burden of Power is the fourth volume of Alastair Campbell's diaries, and perhaps the most eagerly awaited given the ground it covers.

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    The third volume of the best selling diary.

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    David Lipsey has moved in the corridors of power for over forty years and here he gives a unique insight into political life.

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    As the UK government conducts its first happiness survey, Alastair Campbell looks at happiness as a political as well as a personal issue

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    A frank, gripping, moving - and controversial - autobiography from one of the most idiosyncratic and effective politicians of the last fifty years.

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    Back from the Brink is a gripping and immediate account of the British government's handling of an unprecedented global financial catastrophe. Alistair Darling's knowledge and understanding make this not only a unique perspective on the events that rocked global capitalism, but a vital and fascinating historical document.

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    Far from the bloated memoirs of a former government insider, this is the story of a courageous, campaigning life that is intrinsically bound up with the destiny of South Africa.

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    POWER AND RESPONSIBILITY is the third volume of Alastair Campbell's unique daily account of life at the centre of the Blair government.

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    Written by two of Britain’s leading political and social commentators, Brown at 10 is the definitive chronicle of Gordon Brown’s troubled period in Number 10.

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    Western politicians consider that leadership is essential for the delivery of educational reform. This important and timely book examines how leaders, leading and leadership became the dominant the...

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    Bringing together both contemporary and historical just war concepts, Peter Lee shows that Blair’s illusion of morality evaporated quickly and irretrievably after the 2003 Iraqinvasion becaus...

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    Standing for Something is the record of Mark Seddon's unusual political life and how it was played out on an international stage.

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    'Why I'm Right... And Everyone Else is Wrong' covers the highlights (and lowlights) of life in the political spotlight with humour, warmth and an insider view that's hard to beat.

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    The Purple Book takes the Labour Party back to its roots in an attempt to show a progressive and winning way forward.

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    Did the Labour government improve people's lives? Are we healthier, wealthier or wiser; happier or safer than in 1997, when Labour came to power? If we are, how much do we have to thank Blair and B...

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    The autobiography of Tam Dalyell, former Labour MP and Father of the House.

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    ‘Niccolò Machiavelli is misunderstood,’ argues Jonathan Powell in his twenty-first-century reworking of the Italian philosopher’s influential masterpiece, The Prince. Taking the l...

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    Power & the People covers the first two years of the New Labour government, beginning with their landslide victory at the polls in 1997.

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    This comprehensively revised edition of Jad Adams's classic biography, is written with unparalleled access to Benn's private records, and describes the long and turbulent career of one of the most charismatic politicians of the last hundred years.

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    d Miliband is perhaps the least understood political leader of modern times. This book reveals where he has come from and where he is going. It charts his unique upbringing, against the backdrop of...

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    Barbara Castle was only the fourth woman ever to hold a Cabinet post. This in-depth biography looks at both the pioneering woman politician, and the woman behind the political mask

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    Speak for Britain! provides an original and challenging interpretation of Labour's evolution from its sectional trade union origins to its present status as a national governing party.

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    Peter Mandelson is one of the most influential politicians of modern times. The Third Man is his story – of a life played out in the backroom and then on the frontline of the Labour Party during its unprecedented three terms in government.

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    Volume 1 of Campbell's diaries details the extraordinary tensions between Tony Blair and Gordon Brown as they resolved the question as to which one should stand to become Labour leader.

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    Written by one of Britain’s leading political and social commentators, Brown at 10 is the definitive chronicle of Gordon Brown’s troubled period in Number 10.

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    On 7 May 2010, British politics entered a revolutionary new era. With the election of the first hung parliament since 1974, Britain now finds itself in the unfamiliar world of coalition government....

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    In these extended versions of the interviews which appeared in Total Politics, Iain Dale reveals new sides to the politicians we love and love to hate.

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    Jo Phillips and David Seymour look at the pros and cons on the trades unions and why you might need them more than you think.

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    'Labour's Revival' provides a wake-up call for anyone who wants to see Labour come back as a serious party of government.

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    A champion of democratic renewal through citizen engagement, Deborah Mattinson believes that we must move to new grown up partnership politics if democracy is to thrive.

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    A unique, unprecedented eyewitness account of the thirty most critical days of Tony Blair’s political career as Prime Minister, from 10 March 2003 to the end of the second Gulf War, written by the former editor of The Times.

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    Irreverent, witty and thoughtful, this insider's account of our political age is replete with anecdotes, some none too flattering, and reflections on the two men who, Peter Kilfoyle believes, have ruined his beloved Labour.

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    In these concise, accessible volumes, expert politicos put forward the case for each of the main political parties, exploring their policies, personnel, and commitments and looking at how each is likely to address issues facing the country.

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    Inside Out is the ultimate insider exposé: a no-holds-barred account of the spectacular decline of the most effective party political machine of modern times and an intimate viewpoint into the highly flawed personalities at the heart of government.

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    The best reviewed political diaries in recent years.

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    The 'new dawn' promise clouded over. What went wrong? Was it events? Or Gordon himself ? Policy - or the man?

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    A detailed investigation into the effects of the military operations in Sierra Leone.

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    Analyses the rotten state of our political system.

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    Tony Blair was one of few British premiers to dominate his era. Yet what is his lasting importance? The Blair Legacy offers a comprehensive examination of the long-term impact of Tony Blair’s...

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    When Tony Benn left Parliament after 51 years he quoted his wife Caroline's remark that now he would have 'more time for politics'.

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    Abridged version of Alastair Campbell's Diaries 1994-03

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    The authorised — but not uncritical — life of one of the great parliamentarians and orators of our times, the former Labour Party leader, now in his nineties, who is also an eminent man...

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    The first edition of this book was one of the first ever written by a collection of internet bloggers. Iain Dale and Guido Fawkes run two of Britain’s most read political blogs and they invit...

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    Originally recorded onto tape and now transcribed into a full narrative, with the addition of David Blunkett's contemporary reflections on the political events of the past nine years

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    One of the most respected and best-loved figures in British life, tells the story of her time in government in her own words.

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    James Maxton was Britain's most charismatic socialist politician of the inter-war period, seen by many as a potential Prime Minister.

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