In this chapter we will focus on the final part of the New Labour project as Tony Blair is replaced by Gordon Brown as Prime Minister in June 2007. The handover of power brought to an end one of the longest running sagas in recent British political history. Prior to 2007 there had been intense speculation about the date when Blair would stand down as Prime Minister. For a number of years there had been an ongoing dispute between Tony Blair and Gordon Brown who had been Chancellor of the Exchequer since the election of the Labour government ...
2007–2010: The Final Part of the New Labour Project
2007–2010: The final part of the new labour project