Five of the top fifty Labour achievements since 1997 – X
Created a new right of pedestrian access to the English coast, so that every family has the opportunity to enjoy the length and breadth of our coastline.
In the last four years Labour’s work overseas has helped over 7 million people in sub-Saharan Africa access clean water and sanitation.
In Europe we signed the Social Chapter and introduced measures including four weeks’ paid holiday, a right to parental leave, extended maternity leave, a new right to request flexible working, and the same protection for part-time workers as full-time workers.
We led efforts to agree a new international convention banning all cluster munitions.
We introduced the first ever British Armed Forces and Veterans Day to honour the achievements of our armed forces – both past and present.