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Tony Blair and Labour: it’s complicated

The former leader has had a mixed effect on his party's campaign so far

By Josh Lowe  

Tony Blair making his entrance to Labour conference in 1997. © Sean Dempsey/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Today, Tony Blair is weighing into the election campaign in a big way, warning about the dangers of a Tory government taking us out of Europe, and reiterating his backing for Ed Miliband, who he says is his “own man with his own convictions… determined to follow them, even when they go against the tide.”

The party is making much…

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