Blair comeback? Pro-EU former PM ‘could form new political party’ in bid to WRECK Brexit : Express

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FORMER Prime Minister and chief Remoaner Tony Blair could form a new centre-ground anti-Brexit party, according to reports.

The ex-Labour leader repeatedly refused to rule out the possibility of forming a new political force as he announced his controversial return to British politics to thwart the UK’s departure from the European Union.

But the move has led to mixed opinion from allies and top figures from the Labour party.

During an interview marking 20 years since his landslide General Election victory, Mr Blair said he was “not sure I can turn something into a political movement” but added: “I think there is a body of ideas out there people would support.”

Blairite MPs challenged Blair to stand for re-election as an MP or step away from the debate.

An ally told the Sun: “He just can’t help himself — but he’s not part of the solution.

“And that’s the problem…

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