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Labour coup: secret letters reveal how Ed Balls plotted to overthrow Tony Blair

Publié par Clifford Armion le 06/10/2011

Robert Winnett, and Holly Watt

"Mr Balls, as well as the current Labour leader Ed Miliband, began scheming to divide their party within weeks of the 2005 general election in a plot codenamed Project Volvo, which was launched as London was under attack from Islamic terrorists.

"This newspaper has seen letters between Mr Blair and Gordon Brown which reveal the extraordinary rift at the heart of Labour.

"The cache of documents show for the first time Mr Brown's feelings towards Mr Blair in his own words and handwriting, material which has previously only been the subject of speculation and second-hand reports from anonymous sources."

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"Labour coup: secret letters reveal how Ed Balls plotted to overthrow Tony Blair", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2011. Consulté le 23/10/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/labour-coup-secret-letters-reveal-how-ed-balls-plotted-to-overthrow-tony-blair