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Tony Blair: Just weeks left to stop Brexit

The former prime minister will say in a speech Thursday that the EU should reform to provide an alternative to Brexit.

  • Ryan Heath
  • Politico

Tony Blair believes there are just weeks left to stop Brexit and will argue in a speech in Brussels Thursday that EU reforms centered on immigration control are key to persuading Britons to change their mind in a second Brexit vote.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair waits to deliver a keynote speech at a pro-EU event on February 17, 2017 in London, England. Mr Blair claimed that people voted in the referendum without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit and urged people to change their minds and rise up against Brexit. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 17: Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair waits to deliver a keynote speech at a pro-EU event on February 17, 2017 in London, England. Mr Blair claimed that people voted in the referendum without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit and urged people to change their minds and rise up against Brexit. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

In a speech at a European Policy Center event, the former U.K. prime minister will say the Leave campaign during the Brexit referendum, in effect, lied to British voters and…

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