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C4N: POLITICS: Gordon Brown launches Labour Party leadership campaign

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown has formally launched his long-awaited Labour leadership campaign with the slogan 'New ideas for a new time'. Among his manifesto promises are a government 'humble enough' to know its place and an end to a politics driven by presentation. Because of an organisational glitch his face was obscured by the glass screens of his autocue throughout his press event. He also embarked on a tour of marginal constituencies around the M25, including the famously...

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ENGLAND: London: Enfield: EXT Gordon Brown MP (Labour Party leadership contender) campaigning in residential street including ringing doorbell of suburban house and welcomed inside (where a camera operator is already waiting to film him)...

ENGLAND: London: Enfield: EXT Gordon Brown MP (Labour Party leadership contender) campaigning in residential street including ringing doorbell of suburban house and welcomed inside (where a camera operator is already waiting to film him)

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Bloomsbury: Imagination Gallery: INT Launch party for Brown's leadership bid Brown along to rostrum as supporters clapping and cheering including Sarah Brown (Brown's wife)...

Bloomsbury: Imagination Gallery: INT Launch party for Brown's leadership bid Brown along to rostrum as supporters clapping and cheering including Sarah Brown (Brown's wife)

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Gordon Brown MP (Chancellor of the Exchequer) speech SOT (face partially obscured by autocue screen) - Announces candidacy for Labour Party leadership and leadership of new government (cheers) / As a politician I have never sought the public eye for its own sake / I've never believed that presentation should be a substitute for policy / I do not believe politics is about celebrity - For us the way we must govern must change too / I've learned that when you get something right you build on it / Part of experience and judgement is to recognise that when you fall short you listen / So one of my first acts as Prime Minister would be to restore power to Parliament in order to build the trust of the British people in our democracy CUTAWAYS Audience / Press...

Gordon Brown MP (Chancellor of the Exchequer) speech SOT (face partially obscured by autocue screen) - Announces candidacy for Labour Party leadership and leadership of new government (cheers) / As a politician I have never sought the public eye for its own sake / I've never believed that presentation should be a substitute for policy / I do not believe politics is about celebrity - For us the way we must govern must change too / I've learned that when you get something right you build on it / Part of experience and judgement is to recognise that when you fall short you listen / So one of my first acts as Prime Minister would be to restore power to Parliament in order to build the trust of the British people in our democracy CUTAWAYS Audience / Press

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GRAPHICISED SEQ Brown / Policies...

GRAPHICISED SEQ Brown / Policies

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Gordon Brown MP speech (not heard) as stands against background hoarding saying 'Gordon Brown for Britain'...

Gordon Brown MP speech (not heard) as stands against background hoarding saying 'Gordon Brown for Britain'

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Westminster: Downing Street: Tony Blair MP (Prime Minister) speech SOT - (On Brown) I know he is absolutely determined to drive the modernisation of the country forward in order to meet the challenges of coming decades / and I also believe that, as someone who's known him for over 20 years as a friend and a colleague / that he can make a real difference to this country / (pause) for the better / and so I wish him well / I am delighted to support him and endorse him fully...

Westminster: Downing Street: Tony Blair MP (Prime Minister) speech SOT - (On Brown) I know he is absolutely determined to drive the modernisation of the country forward in order to meet the challenges of coming decades / and I also believe that, as someone who's known him for over 20 years as a friend and a colleague / that he can make a real difference to this country / (pause) for the better / and so I wish him well / I am delighted to support him and endorse him fully

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Bloomsbury: Imagination Gallery: Gordon Brown MP speech SOT - (On Blair) I believe that it was the right decision that he was the leader of the Labour Party in 1994 / and then Prime Minister / and he believes that it's the right decision now that I'm the right person and this is the right time for me...

Bloomsbury: Imagination Gallery: Gordon Brown MP speech SOT - (On Blair) I believe that it was the right decision that he was the leader of the Labour Party in 1994 / and then Prime Minister / and he believes that it's the right decision now that I'm the right person and this is the right time for me

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Brown posing for photocall with Sarah Brown...

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Liverpool Street Station: INT Brown along to train...

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INT TRAIN GRAPHICISED SEQ Brown / Marginal consituencies...

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Hertfordshire: Knebworth: Knebworth Barns: INT Gordon Brown MP speech SOT as stands in social club with supporters including some wearing red and white striped Stevenage Borough Football Club strip - On need to be listening to and learning from voters Brown shaking hands of Labour Party supporters as they sing 'For He's a Jolly Good Fellow' SOT...

Hertfordshire: Knebworth: Knebworth Barns: INT Gordon Brown MP speech SOT as stands in social club with supporters including some wearing red and white striped Stevenage Borough Football Club strip - On need to be listening to and learning from voters Brown shaking hands of Labour Party supporters as they sing 'For He's a Jolly Good Fellow' SOT

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