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Hazel Blears: Labour was wrong about Syria

Labour's decision to block the commons motion was a mistake

By Jay Elwes  

"The regime has killed thousands of people... you can understand the motivation for people to do something about that." © Oxfam International

Hazel Blears, the senior Labour MP, has said that Britain should have intervened in Syria. “I have reflected quite a lot on this,” Blears said, talking to Prospect about the House of Commons vote in August 2013 that prevented Britain from intervening in the country’s intensifying…

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