I fundamentally believe in the Supremacy of Reason and the Sovereignty of the Individual.

“Hartlepool [Mandelson’s constituency during his time as MP before joining the European Trade Commission] grounded me and gave me a sense of identity which I valued. It also enabled me to frame my political ideas through the real experiences of those whose lives I was aspiring to improve.”

—   The Lord Mandelson, The Third Man
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