Tony Blair

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Tony Blair tells Starmer to drop ‘woke’ politics and focus on economy
Former PM says Labour leader needs to win back remainers who voted Tory in 2019 election

Heather Stewart Political editor

13, May, 2022 @5:01 AM

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The lessons that Keir Starmer can learn from New Labour’s famous landslide victory | Andrew Rawnsley
Labour needs a project for power led with verve from the top and executed relentlessly at every level

Andrew Rawnsley

01, May, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Is it fair that we spend so much helping middle-class children into adulthood? | Sonia Sodha
A university education has many benefits, yet it comes with huge downsides for society

Sonia Sodha

01, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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To capitalise on Tory disorder, Labour must set out a clear vision and policies | Letters
Letters: Peter Riddle says Keir Starmer should focus on open and honest politics, David Redshaw suggests rehiring Tony Blair’s attack dog, and Geoff Reid has a theory about the current Labour leader’s caution


29, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Tony Blair calls for drastic increase of young people in higher education
Former prime minister says the UK should aim to catch up with high-innovation economies such as Japan and Canada

Sally Weale Education correspondent

18, Apr, 2022 @6:48 PM

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Tony Blair: west has fortnight to help end war in Ukraine
Timeframe last chance to agree peace deal with Russia before conflict escalates, former UK PM says

Nadeem Badshah

15, Mar, 2022 @7:53 PM

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UK politics: Blair calls for push for peace deal but says Nato should not rule out intervening in war – as it happened
Latest updates: the former PM says the west should not give up on the possibility of negotiating a peace deal with Vladimir Putin

Andrew Sparrow

15, Mar, 2022 @6:02 PM

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Does Labour need Tony Blair back on board? Thanks, Tony – but no thanks | Neal Lawson
He was brilliant in his day, but the former leader’s hope to return as adviser to a Labour government must be a nonstarter, says Neal Lawson, director of Compass

Neal Lawson

11, Mar, 2022 @12:03 PM

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False Prophets by Nigel Ashton review – Britain and the Middle East
A deft and fascinating account of British prime ministers’ flawed interventions in the region, from Suez to Iraq

Jane Kinninmont

05, Mar, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Keir Starmer’s faith in Nato is misplaced at best | Letters
Letters: Frank Jackson says the Labour leader’s eulogy for Nato is a travesty of history, while Richard Ashwell wonders if he understands what being opposed to war means. Plus letters from Dr Alan Lafferty and Blaine Stothard


14, Feb, 2022 @6:07 PM

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Union militancy was a striking success story | Letter
Letters: Union militancy in the 1970s won workers better pay and rights, argue Sushila Dhall and Bill Geddes


10, Feb, 2022 @6:04 PM

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Johnson’s high No 10 turnover is a break from past prime ministers
Analysis: The PM is losing advisers at an alarming speed, reversing a tradition of being bound by a common cause

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

04, Feb, 2022 @5:00 PM

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