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Why yesterday’s men will loom large in 2023

1 January 2023

10:09 PM

1 January 2023

10:09 PM

New year, old politicians.  Yesterday’s men will loom large in the politics of 2023.

British politics has a nostalgia problem, often to the benefit of our over-large population of former prime ministers. They may have disappointed in office, but the urge to rose-tint our memories means failure is no bar to a lucrative or influential post-premiership.

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