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Liz Kendall goes ‘Cool Britannia’ with endorsement from Blur musician

Liz Kendall may say she is not the Blairite candidate in the leadership election but her campaign isn’t doing much to suggest otherwise. As well as possessing the most New Labour-esque policies, Kendall appears to be bringing back Cool Britannia.

Just as Tony Blair was once the darling of the 90s music movement with musicians like Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher supporting him, Kendall has now won an endorsement from another Brit Pop great.

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