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Three book covers: "Labour, British Radicalism and the First World War"; "The Second Labour Government"; and "Labour and the Left in the 1980s"

Labour History Research Unit

"Anglia Ruskin’s Labour History Research Unit makes a fundamental contribution to
the study of both contemporary and historic politics in Britain. At a time of complex and intense political change, we more than ever need the kind of historic understanding which the Unit provides."

Former Labour Home Secretary Charles Clarke

About us

Our research

including new research papers

Staff members



Labour Renewal Project

How can Labour History help the Party move forward?

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