British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is laying an election “elephant trap” for the opposition Labour Party that it should avoid, former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair warned on Monday.
The Labour Party is often searching for a big idea. All politicians like to show some evidence of wanting “change”, but in Labour — as with other parties of the left — there often an appetite for a renewed statement
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Monday that Britain was in a mess, warning that neither his own Labour Party nor the Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson,
One of the things for which Boris Johnson was wrongly mocked was writing two articles about Brexit, one in favour and one against. It was the sort of intellectually rigorous exercise that we should applaud in our leaders, even if we did not agree with the conclusion he reached.
Erm, I think I’ve been here before. A dramatic, record-breaking Liberal Democrat win in a by-election? Nothing new. True, we’ve not seen one for some time now, but even earthquakes have precedents. Like those American cicadas that emerge
Presidential-prime ministerial relations are an obsession in the UK, for journalists and historians at least. Reagan and Thatcher dancing in the White House, Blair and Bush standing shoulder-to-shoulder against nonexistent weapons of mass destruction,
Keir Starmer was a bit of a leftie in his youth. This much is known, and two biographies of the Labour leader published over the summer provide some detail
I promise this is the last time I will mention the Tony Blair and Gordon Brown TV series until next week (Monday’s episode, the fourth of five of Blair & Brown, is on Iraq), but the echoes of the relationship between prime minister
Even his enemies concede Tony Blair knows how to do two things. One is to win elections; the other is to generate headlines. “Blair calls for Labour to reject ‘wokeism’” is a good example.