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British statesman who became prime minister in 1997 (born in 1953)

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Mr Corcoran, Lockwood Blairites' witch hunt to quash Corbyn THE wall to wall media attacks on Jeremy Corbyn have now reached industrial proportions.
Again the Blairites have given their leader a good kicking.
Minkin locates the origins of Blairite managerial thinking in the formative historical experience of its central protagonists, the internal strife that tore the party apart in the early 1980s.
In theory, "Tory" is even worse - but looking at the debate on social media platforms such as Twitter and in Corbyn-supporting blogs, it seems that Blairite and Tory (or "Red Tory") have become synonymous anyway.
Amid rumours of a planned coup among Blairite MPs, Ms Flint insisted she would not be backing any one leadership candidate but the next leader must be able to win over voters in marginal constituencies.
And too Blairite? replaced by the hunky TV historian Tristram Hunt.
He should not be defending the machine politics involving bad practice and malpractice that went on there, he should be facing up to it." Former London mayor Ken Livingstone supported Mr McCluskey, claiming he was being "smeared" by Blairites plotting to sever union ties and oust Miliband.
"The Blairite rump are frightened to death of that and losing their grip on the party."
He is the Blairite prince across the water who was supposed to have given up frontline politics, but, in the words of Burns's Holy Willie when asking God to make him virtuous, "but not yet"!
The leading young Blairite left at Labour''s top table will be either treasury spokesman Liam Byrne, or business spokesman Pat McFadden.
The most recent direct and open challenge to Brown came from a rising Blairite, work and pensions secretary James Purnell, who resigned from the Cabinet and sent a letter to his boss asking him to "stand aside".
According to the paper, Mr Milburn, a Blairite who clashed with Mr Brown when he was in government, has said he would be happy to take the Treasury role.
With the cost of the scheme spiralling and some of Mr Brown's key supporters now opposing it (Jack Straw), I wonder if Mr Hesford will change his stance - is he a Blairite or a Brownite?
WHY does Clare Short keep on trying to insult our intelligence by trying to wash her hands clean of the innocent blood that she and her Blairite cronies were all complicit in spilling?
Led by the gutter press and assisted by the new Blairite government, English reserve wilted in the face of the (largely peaceful) London mob.