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A letter to David Miliband

Come back, for the good of your party—and the country

By John McTernan  

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Dear David,

The time has come for you to make your move. Your decision to leave the House of Commons left a vacuum that no-one on the Labour benches has been able to fill. The two Labour leadership elections which Jeremy Corbyn won were haunted by your absence. Enough is enough—your party needs you, as does your country.

I am not asking for you to stand in a seat with the aim of becoming a back bencher. That would be a waste of this historic…

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