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Labour centenary Thursday, 24 February, 2000, 14:23 GMT
One hundred years of Labour
The Labour Party celebrated its centenary on Sunday 27 February, 100 years which have seen it grow from a workers' movement to a party that in 1997 claimed support across all elements of British society. BBC News Online looks at the party's past and its future.

The Leaders
Callaghan
Callaghan
Foot
Foot
Kinnock
Kinnock
Blair
Blair


Four Labour leaders tell BBC News Online about what the party means to them.


Labour voices
Some of Labour's most significant figures reflect on the party's development over the past 100 years.

  • Denis Healey: Two decades of civil war
  • Bryan Gould: A soufflé of good intentions
  • Tony Benn: Lessons of history
  • Tony Wright: An extremely young party
  • Barbara Castle: A party rooted in social justice

    Opposition voices
    Tebbit
    Tebbit
    Scargill
    Scargill
    Williams
    Williams


    Three of Labour's sternest critics give their views of the party.

    Head to Head
    A Labour moderniser and a keeper of the Old Labour faith battle it out over where the party goes from here.

  • Philip Gould: "The mission remains the same"
  • Mark Seddon: "The party's dazed and confused"
  • Links to more Labour centenary stories are at the foot of the page.


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