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Labour under Starmer is politically competitive again, says Blair

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Labour under Starmer is politically competitive again, says Blair

Labour under Starmer is politically competitive again, says Blair

Sir Keir Starmer has returned Labour to being a “politically competitive”party which is in a position to win a general election, Tony Blair says.

Theformer Labour leader and prime minister praised his successor’s performance inthe three months since he won the contest to replace Jeremy Corbyn.


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