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There are significant signs that the trades unions affiliated to the Labour Party are growing increasingly impatient with the Blairite wing of the party and its shadowy support organisation, known ironically as Progress. Because of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, tuition fees, ID cards, PFI and a whole raft of neo-liberal policies, Tony Blair is now completely discredited among the majority of the rank and file of the Labour Party. But the organisation set up to support him in 1995 is still functioning and campaigning for quasi-Tory policies inside the Labour Party.