Britain after Blair a Liberal agenda

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Published by Profile Books in London .

Written in English

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  • Liberal Democrats (Great Britain),
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1997-

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited by Julian Astle ... [et al.] ; [with an introduction by Menzies Campbell].
ContributionsAstle, Julian
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN1129.L45 B75 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 282 p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19367834M
ISBN 101861978537
ISBN 109781861978530

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The contributors include a judge, many professors, and the Director of the Royal United Service Institute. One, Professor Lawrence Freedman, wrote Blair's Chicago speech calling for /5(5). This is a useful, if biased, survey of the state of Britain after ten years of Blair's Labour rule.

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Leading Liberal Democrat MPs identify the successes and failures of Blair's Britain and set out fresh thinking for a Liberal agenda.

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Examine the real Britain after ten years of Blair. Measured in cash, which is the way Tony and Cherie measure most things, nearly all of us have become a little better off under Labour.

With impeccable timing, as Britain is convulsed by the Brexit turmoil that he triggered, David Cameron is about to emerge from three years of purdah in order to promote his long-delayed memoirs, For The Record.

To say that he will receive a hostile reception is an understatement. Much of the population consider him the most disastrous prime minister of modern times – with only his two. Britain after Blair is the follow-up to The Orange Book, and its messages will carry similar weight.

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The weather was fine during his beach vacation in Barbados toward the end of August. But Tony Blair returned to a political hurricane in London. The cause of the storm: his handling of the summer'sAuthor: Newsweek Staff.

The first Blair book was ‘New Britain: My Vision of a Young Country’ published in the sunny uplands of New Labourland pre-landslide. It is a fascinating tome. An explosive book, written by journalist Michael Wolff, details the exchange between the former Labour leader, Kushner, and a senior aide to the POTUS in February According to the tell-all book, ‘Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,’ Blair spilled the beans that British spies had “the Trump campaign staff under surveillance.

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Islamophobia and contemporary debates on oppression- Articles and book. Tony Blair has dominated British political life for more than a decade. Like Margaret Thatcher before him, he has changed the terms of political debate and provoked as much condemnation as admiration. At the end of his era in power, this book presents a wide-ranging overview of the achievements and failures of the Blair governments.

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TONY Blair betrayed Britain for his own political ends by overseeing a massive conspiracy to flood the country with millions of migrants, an explosive book has : Nick Gutteridge.

The office of prime minister developed in Britain in the 18th century, when King George I ceased attending meetings of his ministers and it was left to powerful premiers to act as government chief executive. Sir Robert Walpole is generally considered to have been Britain’s first prime minister.

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After seventeen years of Conservative Party. It will be argued that Blair’s Britain has been more of a ‘good enough international citizen’ (Williams, ) than a ‘good international citizen’.

The pursuit of an ethical dimension, guided by an enlightened self-interest that would see Britain as ‘a force for good in the world’, proved problematic because of the gap between.

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