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Tony Blair Urges UK to Stay Centered, and Close to Europe - New York Times

Two decades after Tony Blair swept to power in a landslide victory to become prime minister of Britain, his brand of centrist, pro-European politics seems a distant memory in a divided country that has now voted to leave the European Union. But as the ...and more »

Labour party pledges to outlaw all zero-hours contracts - The Guardian

Labour has pledged to ban all zero-hours contracts, put a halt to unpaid internships and end the pay cap on public sector staff in an unashamedly leftwing pitch to British workers. In a move welcomed by union leaders but that will be attacked as “anti ...and more »

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

New Labour was a product of its time. History may judge it more kindly than many of today's critics. Sun 30 Apr 2017 14.09 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 20.04 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options ...and more »

Labour will put 10000 extra police on streets, vows Jeremy Corbyn - The Guardian

Police officers in the City of London. Corbyn's speech will attack 'unacceptable' cuts to policing under the Tories. Photograph: Graham Barclay/Bloomberg News. Labour has pledgedto put 10,000 additional police on to the streets of England and Wales in ...and more »

Labour pledges to end zero-hours contracts and unpaid internships in 20-point plan to tackle 'rigged economy' - The Independent

The Labour Party will end zero-hours contracts and unpaid internships if they win the general election, leader Jeremy Corbyn and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell have announced. The public sector pay cap which has left workers facing a £1700 drop in ...and more »

Blair announces return to British politics to fight Brexit - EURACTIV

Former British prime minister Tony Blair said yesterday (1 May) he is taking the plunge back into domestic politics in order to fight Brexit. Blair, who led the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007, will not be standing in the 8 June general election. But he ...and more »

After hard-left turn under Jeremy Corbyn, Britain's Labour Party on course for historic defeat - Washington Post

LONDON — In 2015, Britain's Labour Party tacked to the left, repudiating the middle-way philosophy that had won it three elections under Tony Blair. Voters responded by handing the party its worst defeat in three decades. Rather than scramble back ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn bats aside Tony Blair's comeback bid saying 'I'm leading this party' -

Jeremy Corbyn batted aside Tony Blair's comeback bid today declaring: "I'm leading this party." The Labour leader spoke to reporters during a campaign visit on his new housing policy after the ex-PM said he would "get his hands dirty" with a return to ...and more »

'I'M leading this party': Jeremy Corbyn swats aside Tony Blair's return to politics after the former leader vowed to ... - Daily Mail

The former Labour leader has been away from frontline politics for a decade; He admitted Brexit has provided him with the motivation to get back into politics; Blair, 63, thinks the views he holds are enough to unite like-minded Britons; He said: 'This ...and more »

Labour police policy hit by error-strewn Diane Abbott interview - Financial Times

An excruciating and error-strewn interview with one of the Labour party's most senior politicians derailed the latest attempt by the opposition to paint itself as a competent steward of Britain's public services. Diane Abbott, the shadow home secretary ...and more »