No Solution: The Labour Government and the Northern Ireland Conflict, 1974-79

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Utilising a wide range of archival correspondence and diaries, this monograph reconstructs the 1974-79 Labour government's policies in Northern Ireland. It covers the collapse of power-sharing in May 1974, the secret dialogue with the Provisional IRA during the 1975 ceasefire, the acquiescence of Labour ministers in continuing indefinite direct rule from Westminster, efforts to mitigate conflict through industrial investment, a major shift in security policy emphasizing the police over the army, the adaptation of ...

No Solution: The Labour Government and the Northern Ireland Conflict, 1974-79 2016, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719096402

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