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Issue No. 2070

“Tony Blair has now left office, he’s gone. The other architect of New Labour is taking the project forwards.”
Peter Mandelson, on Gordon Brown

“He’s more solid, more British.”
Robert Gray, campaigns director for the Countryside Alliance, on Gordon Brown

“It was worth waiting for, a breath of fresh air. He talked about opportunity and potential. He was believable – there was no Flash Gordon.”
Unison general secretary Dave Prentis, on Gordon Brown

“Tony Blair – for 13 years the leader of the Labour Party – is now leading in the Middle East peace effort and let me here acknowledge the contribution he is making and the debt we owe as a party and as a country to Tony Blair.”
Gordon Brown, on Tony Blair

“What exactly is the point of conference if it is merely a talking shop and there is no ability to seriously influence government and change the course of events?”
Michael Meacher MP, on proposed Labour conference rule changes

“More and more members tell us that conference has turned into an American-style rally with little or no real debate.”
Lynne Jones MP, on the Labour conference


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Who Says?
Tue 25 Sep 2007, 18:41 BST
Issue No. 2070
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