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Tony Blair's legacy 20 years on - BBC News;

Tony Blair's legacy 20 years on - BBC News

BBC NewsTony Blair's legacy 20 years onBBC NewsIt is 20 years to the day that Tony Blair won a landslide general election victory for Labour - how did he change the country and what is left of his legacy? "A new dawn has broken, has it not?" With these words, spoken to a cheering crowd of ...and more »

Tony Blair wants to 'get his hands dirty and return to POLITICS in Brexit battle' - Express.co.uk;

Tony Blair wants to 'get his hands dirty and return to POLITICS in Brexit battle' - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukTony Blair wants to 'get his hands dirty and return to POLITICS in Brexit battle'Express.co.ukTONY Blair has admitted the Brexit result has encouraged him to return to politics – and revealed he wants to become a key player by getting his "hands dirty" to "shape policy" in Britain. By Thomas Hunt. PUBLISHED: 00:01, Mon, May 1, 2017 | UPDATED: ...and more »

20 pledges to defeat May - Morning Star Online

20 pledges to defeat MayMorning Star OnlineLABOUR'S 20-point programme provides the basis for party activists and supporters to take the electoral battle to the Tories. It encapsulates issues that exercise working people most and argues for policies to benefit the majority rather than the ...and more »

OP-ED: The 2017 election puts Tory party before country - CitiBlog (blog);

OP-ED: The 2017 election puts Tory party before country - CitiBlog (blog)

CitiBlog (blog)OP-ED: The 2017 election puts Tory party before countryCitiBlog (blog)After all that's happened of late, it perhaps shouldn't be a surprise there will be a 2017 election in the UK. Even after Theresa May insisted for months on end that there would be no election before 2020, many still speculated the party's high polling ...and more »

Major Labour donor threatens to stand against Jeremy Corbyn in general election unless he quits as leader - The Independent;

Major Labour donor threatens to stand against Jeremy Corbyn in general election unless he quits as leader - The Independent

The IndependentMajor Labour donor threatens to stand against Jeremy Corbyn in general election unless he quits as leaderThe IndependentOne of Labour's biggest donors has announced he will stand against Jeremy Corbyn if he does not step down as leader of the party before the General election. Michael Foster, whose family has given the Labour Party £400,000 since 2010, wrote a ...and more »

Cumbrian head takes school funding fight to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn - News & Star;

Cumbrian head takes school funding fight to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn - News & Star

News & StarCumbrian head takes school funding fight to Labour leader Jeremy CorbynNews & Star(l-r) Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn listens to Clem Coady, headteacher of Stoneraise School, Durdar, near Carlisle during a meeting with a number of headteachers at this weekend's annual conference of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) in ...and more »

Labour figures call for candidates to step aside for Greens in two seats - The Guardian;

Labour figures call for candidates to step aside for Greens in two seats - The Guardian

The GuardianLabour figures call for candidates to step aside for Greens in two seatsThe GuardianJeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader. A group is pressing the party leadership on the issue of progressive alliance. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters. General election 2017. Labour figures call for candidates to step aside for Greens in two seats. Former ...and more »

Labour on the rise but May's lead remains high - Shanghai Daily (subscription);

Labour on the rise but May's lead remains high - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Shanghai Daily (subscription)Labour on the rise but May's lead remains highShanghai Daily (subscription)THREE opinion polls showed a rise in support for Britain's opposition Labour Party, although Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives maintained a commanding lead ahead of a June 8 election expected to define the terms of the country's exit from the ...and more »

The Guardian view on the 1997 Labour landslide: not what it seemed - The Guardian;

The Guardian view on the 1997 Labour landslide: not what it seemed - The Guardian

The GuardianThe Guardian view on the 1997 Labour landslide: not what it seemedThe GuardianNew Labour was a product of its time. History may judge it more kindly than many of today's critics. Tony Blair arrives in Downing Street on 2 May 1997 as prime minister. Tony Blair arrives in Downing Street on 2 May 1997 as Britain's new prime minister.and more »

British PM May's Conservatives see lead slip to 17 points: Opinium poll - Normangee Star;

British PM May's Conservatives see lead slip to 17 points: Opinium poll - Normangee Star

Normangee StarBritish PM May's Conservatives see lead slip to 17 points: Opinium pollNormangee StarPrime Minister Theresa May took the country by surprise last week by calling for a general election to be held on June 8, hoping to increase her Conservative Party's slim parliamentary majority. “Unlikely, I think you'll agree”. Separate analysis of ...and more »

Don't Be Fooled By The Spin - Labour Is Offering A Clear Alternative To A Tory Hard Brexit - HuffPost UK;

Don't Be Fooled By The Spin - Labour Is Offering A Clear Alternative To A Tory Hard Brexit - HuffPost UK

HuffPost UKDon't Be Fooled By The Spin - Labour Is Offering A Clear Alternative To A Tory Hard BrexitHuffPost UKSince Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer laid out Labour's Brexit strategy on Tuesday, the party has been pilloried in the press and by its political opponents as being too subtle (to quote the BBC headline) on the details of exiting the European ...and more »

Corbyn: Labour government would be brave enough to tackle hole in school budgets - East Lothian Courier;

Corbyn: Labour government would be brave enough to tackle hole in school budgets - East Lothian Courier

East Lothian CourierCorbyn: Labour government would be brave enough to tackle hole in school budgetsEast Lothian CourierLabour is “brave enough” to tackle a £3 billion hole in school budgets, Jeremy Corbyn has said. A government led by him will give education the “priority it deserves”, the Labour party leader said. Details of the party's plans for school funding will ...and more »

British prime minister, Corbyn trade blows in final pre-election clash - Alive For Football;

British prime minister, Corbyn trade blows in final pre-election clash - Alive For Football

Alive For FootballBritish prime minister, Corbyn trade blows in final pre-election clashAlive For FootballIn Labour's first major policy statement on the issue of the election campaign, the party on Monday signalled that it would take a different approach to the two-year process of negotiating the European Union exit - expected to start in June, the BBC ...and more »

Theresa May warns ministers against election complacency - AppsforPCdaily;

Theresa May warns ministers against election complacency - AppsforPCdaily

AppsforPCdailyTheresa May warns ministers against election complacencyAppsforPCdailyThe Labour leader said Britain should instead pursue diplomatic action to end the Syrian conflict, and appeared to cast doubt on whether the Assad regime was responsible for the chemical attack which prompted the recent USA missile attack. Tony Blair ...and more »

We won't leave EU talks without deal, say Labour - Normangee Star;

We won't leave EU talks without deal, say Labour - Normangee Star

Normangee StarWe won't leave EU talks without deal, say LabourNormangee StarHowever the Conservative Party said that Labour's figures were misleading as Tory councils are smaller in geographical size and tend to have more protected land. “We are confident that we can win this election once Labour's message is clearly heard”.and more »

Tony Blair: Labour can 'win at any point' - Herald Scotland;

Tony Blair: Labour can 'win at any point' - Herald Scotland

Herald ScotlandTony Blair: Labour can 'win at any point'Herald ScotlandTony Blair thinks Labour can "win at any point" as he suggests the party just needs to commit to winning an election. In an apparent attack on the "hard left" stance of Jeremy Corbyn's party, the former prime minister said the vision being offered by ...and more »

Polls: Labour Gains Support, Conservatives Still Lead - Normangee Star;

Polls: Labour Gains Support, Conservatives Still Lead - Normangee Star

Normangee StarPolls: Labour Gains Support, Conservatives Still LeadNormangee StarThe Tories are on course win 42 per cent of the vote compared to Labour's 31 per cent, the poll shows. Jeremy Corbyn will on Saturday make a direct plea to young people to “step up” and register to vote to stop the Conservatives “holding them back ...and more »

Theresa May aims to woo Labour voters with Brexit strength pitch - ClickLancashire

Theresa May aims to woo Labour voters with Brexit strength pitchClickLancashireHer visit is timely, with Labour on the back foot over its plans for Brexit and an opinion poll suggesting her Conservatives are on track to win a majority of parliamentary seats in Wales for the first time in more than 100 years. "A failure by both ...and more »

Labour MP: 'Election is not about changing Government' - Alive For Football;

Labour MP: 'Election is not about changing Government' - Alive For Football

Alive For FootballLabour MP: 'Election is not about changing Government'Alive For FootballNearly exactly 20 years since Tony Blair led Labour to the first of three consecutive election victories, the party is languishing in the polls ahead of the June 8 vote. "Every Conservative vote will strengthen the UK's negotiating position in Europe ...and more »

General Election 2017: May warns ministers against complacency - AppsforPCdaily;

General Election 2017: May warns ministers against complacency - AppsforPCdaily

AppsforPCdailyGeneral Election 2017: May warns ministers against complacencyAppsforPCdailyThe UK's main opposition Labour Party has vowed a new plan for Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) and said it would also scrap Prime Minister Theresa May's plans if they win in June's snap general elections, the media reported. The Prime ...and more »