Tony Blair remains a political colossus, but he’s wrong about Brexit

Tony Blair remains a political colossus, but he’s wrong about Brexit

I admit to being a big fan of Tony Blair. As Donald Trump might put it, no one is a bigger fan of Tony Blair than me. I remember being at the Labour Party conference in Brighton in 2001, just a couple of weeks after the 9/11 attacks.  The air-exclusion zone in place...

Labour has completely stopped listening to its natural supporters

The shock and despair of many labour members and members of parliament when David Dimbleby announced the decision that Britain was to leave the European Union was not surprising. Many politicians and party members had spent a lot of time and, indeed, emotion defending...

The Brexiteers won the war. We cannot let them win the peace…

The reaction I have heard since Theresa May’s big set-piece Brexit speech this week is actually far scarier than the contents of the speech itself. Theresa May outlined, in a clever if poorly delivered speech, basically what we already knew (or feared). We have then...