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Five lessons for Labour from Tony Blair

The former Prime Minister believes Labour's latest defeat has vindicated his centrist position

By Josh Lowe  

Tony Blair: has Labour's defeat vindicated him? © Ian Gavan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

If Tony Blair was, as Roy Jenkins put it, someone who “climbed up the building from the outside” to win the Labour leadership, then today he touched back down on a rooftop helipad to dispense some advice to his party. Speaking to the centre-left pressure group Progress, he gave his thoughts on what Labour needs to do to win the next election and to develop a…

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