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Sir Tony Blair urged Sir Keir Starmer to give you a plan for controlling immigration in a bid to sort out the menace posed by Nigel Farage.

The former Labour chief provided the Prime Minister a three-point answer to combat Reform UK.

He mentioned Sir Keir’s focus ought to be on unlawful migration with the introduction of digital id playing cards, a sturdy method to legislation and order and avoiding “vulnerability on wokeism”.

Writing within the Sunday Times, the New Labour chief mentioned: “We need a plan to control immigration. If we don’t have rules, we get prejudices.

“In workplace, I believed the most effective answer was a system of id, in order that we all know exactly who has a proper to be right here.

“With, again, technology, we should move as the world is moving to digital ID. If not, new border controls will have to be highly effective.

“We want a troublesome new method to legislation and order. At current, prison components are modernising sooner than legislation enforcement.

“And the government should avoid any vulnerability on ‘wokeism’.”

Sir Tony in contrast Britain to different European international locations like France and Italy the place “traditional political parties are suffering disruption” and “new entrants” are “running riot”.

He mentioned: “Cultural issues, as much if not more than economic issues, are at the heart of it.

“Reform has pillaged the Tory vote on this election, true. But it poses a problem for Labour too.”

He additionally warned that beneath the sweeping electoral features, there have been clear indicators that many citizens had been looking for to punish the Tories on the poll field quite than reward Labour.

Parallels have typically been drawn between Sir Keir’s stewardship of Labour and Sir Tony’s because the Prime Minister moved to say the political centre floor following the Jeremy Corbyn period.