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Richard Leonard: Tony Blair’s ‘middle ground’ is a right-wing nightmare

The bedroom tax, rape clause and hostility to migrants show just how wrong Tony Blair was to say Labour had abandoned the “middle ground” of politics, writes Richard Leonard.

  • The Scotsman

Remember the bedroom tax?

That pernicious Tory policy that encapsulated so much about what and who the Tories represent: seeing a housing crisis and punishing those who had the least to do with causing it and the…

Labour forced the SNP Government to scrap it in Scotland, after it initially refused to act.

And we have called for it to do the same with the two-child cap on claims for tax credits and Universal Credit, and the rape clause that comes with it.

Let’s call this…

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