TUC Congress in context: thirty years ago “Europe was the only game in town” #TUC150

This year marked the 150th anniversary of the founding Congress, but it also marked the thirtieth anniversary of Jacques Delors’ famous speech. Three decades after Delors, who was President of the European Commission at the time, made a socialist argument for the European Project and won over many in the Labour Party who had previously opposed the EU, Brexit has pushed the issue back up the agenda.