Labour Party (UK)

Tony Blair's new mission: To change UK minds on Brexit

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair launched a campaign Friday to persuade the U.K. to rethink its decision to leave the European Union, saying those who want to remain should rise up and make their wishes known.

Blair argued that the Conservative government's drive to leave the EU "at any cost" will hurt future generations and damage the unity of the country itself.

Last year's vote to leave the 28-nation bloc was "based on imperfect knowledge" and Britons made their decision without knowing the true terms of Brexit, he said in a speech in London.

"As these terms become clear, it is their right to change their mind," said Blair, the...

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