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Peter Mandelson Quotes

Peter Mandelson Quotes & Quotations
Peter Mandelson
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    But for me liberalisation is not an end in itself. It is a means for creating a better and more just society and improving people's lives. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    Essentially we need a new social consensus for economic reform as New Labour has achieved in Britain. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    Europe has to address people's needs directly and reflect their priorities, not our own preoccupations. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    Firstly, people take for granted that the E.U. has created the biggest economic space in the world. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    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. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    I believe that if you treat China as an enemy, then it is likely to become one. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    I certainly believe that we gain through open trade and liberalisation. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    I do not share the half-in, half-out attitude to the EU of some in Britain. Britain's place is in Europe. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    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. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    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. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    I think Europe is going in the right direction and we shouldn't be set back. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    I understand why the Tories will be gunning for Alastair Campbell because they fear his campaigning skills. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    I'm a fighter, not a quitter. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    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. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    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. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    It's a very good idea that we have a third term Labour government led by Tony Blair for a full term. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    The European elite has got to wake up and realize it has contributed to this malaise by acting in isolation and in a distant way. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    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. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    The markets don't like instability and they don't like uncertainty. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    Too often we think we can act without explaining and take decisions without justifying them. Peter_MandelsonPeter Mandelson
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    We should find new ways to move forward by reducing the scope for conflict between our regulatory approaches and by forging closer cooperation. Peter_Mandelson/21.php">Peter Mandelson
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    We've got to demonstrate why European unity and integration, our vast single market, our single currency, equip us with the strength to embrace globalization. Peter_Mandelson/22.php">Peter Mandelson
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    What is most important for Europe is economic growth and jobs, security at home and safety in the world. Peter_Mandelson/23.php">Peter Mandelson
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    What we have to do is reinvent the idea of Europe. Peter_Mandelson/24.php">Peter Mandelson