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Central Labour Party Documents and Publications
This series includes central publications and nationally available magazines and publications gathered by Challen throughout his career.

They relate to selection and election of candidates, the development of policy and campaigning, documents relating to the annual party conference and copies of journals and magazines that he collected during his political career.
  • CHN/7/1

    Publications relating to the selection and election of local and national candidates Item

    1973-2006
    Includes printed publications produced by the party to guide candidates in planning and running election campaigns, both locally and nationally based.

    - General Election Handbooks
    - Guides to selecting candidates
    - Guides to visual and branding identity
    - Candidates handbook to running a campaign
    - Codes of Conduct
    - Registering Voters
    - Strategies for winning key seats
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  • CHN/7/2

    Magazine and Journal Publications Item

    1965-2010
    This series includes:

    A copy of the Labour Fund Raiser (1965)
    A few copies of the following publications:
    - Labour Party News - 1986-1992
    - Modern Labour 1992
    - New Labour, New Britain - 1996-1997
    - Inside Labour - 1999-2003
    - Agenda - 2000-2008
    - Your Family - 2001
    - Labour Today - 2004-2010
    - Action Brief - 1999

    It also includes a fuller set (with some gaps) of:
    - Labour Organiser - 1975; 1991-2000
    - Progress Magazine - 1996-2010

    Also, 11 VHS tapes on Labour Party policy and strategies for planning amd running political campaigns.
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  • CHN/7/3

    Policy Documents, Campaign Guidance and Manifestos Item

    1970s-2010s
    This series contains a range of publications from the central party concerning policy, one off and topical campaigns, and manifestos. This includes:

    Labour Party Policy Handbook - 2005
    National Policy Forum Consultation Documents (Many - Consultation and Final -2003-2004)
    Small pocket policy and manifesto guides - 1998-2005
    Manifestos - 1990s-2000s
    Election Campaigns - New Labour, New Life for Britain, Ambitions for Britain, Forward, Not Back, A Future Fair for All
    One off projects e.g. Operation Turnout. Operation Third Term, Partnering with Power
    Documents relating to specific areas of policy, e.g. transport, health, education
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  • CHN/7/4

    Annual Party Conference Materials Item

    1984-2014
    Materials collected at Annual Labour Party Conferences. This series includes guides, agendas, fringe guides, delegate reports, policy forum reports, NEC reports and from 2000, editions of New Labour, New Britain daily/weekly. Includes copies of Ministerial speeches to conference, 2000.
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