One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Labour Party prior to the introduction of the internal reforms initiated by Neil Kinnock (party leader, 1983–92) and carried through by subsequent party leaders; exhibiting qualities or advocating policies associated with the Labour Party of this era.
The Labour Party prior to the introduction of such internal reforms; that section of the Labour Party which actively opposed such reforms as an abandonment of socialist principles.
1980s; earliest use found in The Guardian. From old + labour.
Old Labour/ˌəʊl(d) ˈleɪbə/
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