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Tony Blair is desperate to preserve his Northern Irish legacy

In an appearance today, the former Prime Minister battled to save what remains of his name

By Josh Lowe  

Tony Blair © PA/PA Wire/Press Association Images

“There is a whole swathe of the public that think: ‘I elect my government, you guys go and govern…’ They want to see their leaders leading.”

So Tony Blair tells Nick Robinson, the BBC’s political editor, in an interview for the latter’s new documentary about democracy, available on iPlayer. The clip was played on this morning’s Today programme, and in…

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