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Martin Powell, Linda Bauld, and Karen Clarke

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9781861346704

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861346704.001.0001

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New Labour’s family policy

New Labour’s family policy

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Social Policy Review 17

Williams Fiona

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This chapter examines the family policy of New Labour. It begins by studying the claim that the creation in 2003 of a new Ministry for Children, Young People, and Families actually marked the arrival of an explicit, universal, and child-centred family policy. The four key features of this family policy are identified, before the positive and negative characteristics of these themes are discussed.

Keywords:   family policy, positive characteristics, negative characteristics

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