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United Kingdom

7 January 2003

Independent (UK), Opinion

However else it leaves its mark on national life, it is unlikely that Tony Blair's Government will be remembered for a surfeit of liberalism. The recent tributes to Roy Jenkins should serve to remind us that home secretaries in Labour administrations are not obliged to be clones of their most reactionary Conservative counterparts. They can, as Lord Jenkins did, "make the political weather", as he would have put it, and use their time in office to help to build a more... (

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