Peter Benjamin Mandelson

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Peter Benjamin Mandelson

Peter Benjamin Mandelson

Essentially we need a new social consensus for economic reform as New Labour has achieved in Britain.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:23]
Europe has to address people's needs directly and reflect their priorities, not our own preoccupations.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:33]
Firstly, people take for granted that the E.U. has created the biggest economic space in the world.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:41]
For too long, decisions have been taken behind closed doors - tablets of stone have simply been past down to people without bothering to involve people, listen to their views or give them information about what we are doing and why.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:49]
Having viewed Europe as an extension and projection of itself, France now finds Europe developing a mind and identity of its own which embraces France but is not controlled by France.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:00]
I certainly believe that we gain through open trade and liberalisationMore Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:31]
I do not share the half-in, half-out attitude to the EU of some in Britain. Britain's place is in Europe.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:41]
I hesitated, too, because for better or worse, I have been one of the principal architects of New Labour and I have worked closely with Tony Blair and the team for nearly 20 years.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:01]
I think Europe is going in the right direction and we shouldn't be set back.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:09]
I understand why the Tories will be gunning for Alastair Campbell because they fear his campaigning skills.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:20]
I'm optimistic that we are actually seeing the opportunity of a generation being created in this.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:44]
If the constitutional treaty is rejected it will be back to square one, just at a time when we want Europe to be a more effective force for good in the world, when we need to buttress ourselves against the pressures and insecurities of globalization.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:52]
In my experience of these things, parties which shout about dirty tricks and the like tend to do so because they fear a direct hit in some vulnerable part of their political anatomy.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:01]
In the space of a decade, China and India have emerged as dramatic, dynamic competitors.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:12]
Instead of saying that globalization is a fact, that it's inevitable, we've also got to demonstrate that while the growing interdependence of the world economy is indeed a fact, it's not uncontrollable.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:20]
It's a very good idea that we have a third term Labour government led by Tony Blair for a full term.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:29]
Of course, the EU is not going to fall apart, but at best it will stagnate for the foreseeable future and we will be dealing with quite a lot of internal chaos.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:39]
The last thing we need is to turn in on ourselves rather than face us up to what we have to do in the world.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:56]
Too often we think we can act without explaining and take decisions without justifying them.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:23]
What we have to do is reinvent the idea of Europe.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:57]
Politics and trade go hand in hand.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [10/21/2019 02:10:02]
I believe that if you treat China as an enemy, then it is likely to become one.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:12]
They want to derail peace because they want to plunge Northern Ireland back into armed conflict.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:12]
What is most important for Europe is economic growth and jobs, security at home and safety in the world.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:45]
I have moved on from being a British parliamentarian, I have moved on from being a New Labour politician, I have moved on from being the supporter in the active day-to-day sense of Tony Blair.More Peter Benjamin Mandelson [07/21/2011 02:07:50]

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