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How worried should Miliband be about Blair?

As the former PM resurfaces once more, we ask how damaging his legacy is for Labour

By Laurence Janta-Lipinski  

The author is a Research Manager in the Political and Social Research team for the pollster YouGov

With the current crisis in Iraq, and the Chilcott inquiry due to report in the not too distant future, Tony Blair, and Labour’s, record in Iraq is likely to spark much debate in the coming months. How Ed Miliband reacts to this, and wider questions about the New Labour years, will be an important indication of the direction of a future Labour government and its electoral prospects for 2015.

Blair’s recent essay on the troubles in Iraq has re-opened questions about a conflict…

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