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New Dawn? In Conversation with Peter Mandelson

New Dawn? In Conversation with Peter Mandelson

What was the significance of Labour’s 1997 general election victory? Hear from the key players in their own words

20 April 2017

Time 12:15 - 14:15

Duration 2 hours

Cost In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation.  Suggested donation £5

Join Steven Fielding, Professor of Political History at The University of Nottingham, for a series of conversations exploring this vital but controversial moment in Britain’s democratic history.

Having worked to improve the party’s electability since the 1980s, when Tony Blair was elected party leader in 1994, Peter Mandelson became one of the most important figures in the creation of New Labour and securing the party’s election in 1997.  As the ‘Third Man’ in the New Labour hierarchy, he is able to give an unrivalled personal insight into the causes and consequences of the 1997 election.

Suitable for adults and young people

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