Steve Fielding

Steven Fielding

Steven Fielding is professor of political history at the University of Nottingham. He is also curator for the ‘New Dawn? The 1997 general election’ exhibition.

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UK Elections 1997. Tony Blair and the Labour Party win power after 17 years of Conservative Rule.

New dawn fades

Steven Fielding

It was 20 years ago next month, but Tony Blair’s landslide election victory still shapes the left today. Steven Fielding reflects on New Labour’s achievements – and the opportunities it wasted On the early evening of Saturday 23 June 2007, BBC1 viewers settled down to watch another episode of Dr Who. ‘The Sound of the…