Posted: February 17th, 2017, 9:54am EST
Tony Blair says leaving the EU is "not inevitable" and has called on pro-EU Britons to "revolt" against Brexit. He also blamed the outcome of the June 2016 referendum on his own Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership. Speaking in the City of London for Open Britain on Friday morning, the former Labour prime minister said his "mission" is to urge Remain voters to "rise up" against the referendum outcome, as he claimed people voted "without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit." "Our challenge is to expose, relentlessly, what that cost is. "To show how this decision was based on imperfect knowledge, which will now become informed knowledge.