Tony Blair, is to engage wholeheartedly in the debate surrounding Britain’s exit form the European Union.
Tony Blair says Britain will want to re-join European Union https://t.co/a21XBDcd13 pic.twitter.com/vl85KIFSvh— RTÉ News (@rtenews) May 1, 2017
The former prime minister said he would be“getting out more and reconnecting with voters,” as he fears for the economic well being of the UK post-Brexit.
Blair added that his wish to re-engage in the cut and thrust of national politics was not just his opposition to Brexit, but the rapid changes in the job market, the fragile economy and immigration.
#OnThisDay 1997 The Labour Party’s landslide victory in the general election ended 18 years of Conservative rule. Tony Blair was the new PM pic.twitter.com/uZf6Y1KNad— Life In The UK 2013 (@LifeInTheUK2013) April 19, 2017
The former PM refrained from criticising current leader Jeremy Corbyn and said he was unsure if his return to the political fray would be universally popular.