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[9] It was when in Australia that Blair's sister Sarah was born. Tony Blair, who has four children including Euan, Nicky, Kathryn and Leo, is said to be delighted at becoming a grandfather. In one case, Blair herself stated that her purpose was to help the eldest of Sheikha Mosah's sons, Jasim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, "build up an international profile". Blair also maintained, that once the terms deciding how the UK leaves the EU were known the people should vote again on those terms. Blair argued that the Saddam Hussein regime possessed an active weapons of mass destruction (WMD) program, but no stockpiles of WMDs or an active WMD program were ever found in Iraq. [260] On 16 March 2007, Blair featured in a comedy sketch with Catherine Tate, who appeared in the guise of her character Lauren Cooper from The Catherine Tate Show. [25], After Oxford, Blair then became a member of Lincoln's Inn and enrolled as a pupil barrister. Matrix was formed in 2000 specialising in human rights law, though members also practise in a range of areas of UK public and private law, the Law of the European Union and European Convention on Human Rights, and public international law. [251], Later on, Blair questioned the Pope's attitude towards homosexuality, arguing that religious leaders must start "rethinking" the issue. [167] During his appearance, a protester, later named as David Lawley-Wakelin, got into the court-room and claimed he was guilty of war crimes before being dragged out. [52] At the 1996 Labour Party conference, Blair stated that his three top priorities on coming to office were "education, education, and education". In 1997, the Labour Party won its largest landslide general election victory in its history. Anthony Charles Lynton Blair was born at Queen Mary Maternity Home in Edinburgh, Scotland,[1] on 6 May 1953. The Roman Catholic school where Tony Blair sent his sons has been ordered to change its admissions policy after a watchdog said it broke rules by giving preference to … The Blair Musical. The courtship has parallels with Blair's friendly relations with Muammar Gaddafi. [240], His first grandchild (a girl) was born in October 2016. born 1988, age 30 with Cherie Blair. Blair is a patron of Breast Cancer Care, a UK breast cancer information and support charity, Jospice, the international hospice organisation based in her home town of Crosby,[20] and disability charity Scope. [235], Blair married Cherie Booth, a Roman Catholic, who would later become a Queen's Counsel, on 29 March 1980. "[34] or "Religion as a Force in protecting Women's Human Rights"[35][36] at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum, in Rome. “And the paper we published today shows how we can get up to three million, I think we could get up to three million a week by the end of January, provided that the vaccines are available, and they should … Every child living in poverty is a stain on our nation- and more are at risk from the tandem economic threats of coronavirus pandemic and a hard Brexit, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair writes Launch at Millbank of Education manifesto for 1997 General Election. Blair's father accepted a job as a lecturer at Durham University, and thus moved the family to Durham, England. This was interpreted by some observers as special leniency given on account of the criminal's religiosity. [161][162][163][better source needed], A Cabinet Office freedom of information response, released the day after Blair handed over power to Gordon Brown, documents Blair having various official phone calls and meetings with Rupert Murdoch of News Corporation and Richard Desmond of Northern and Shell Media. [205][206], In March 2010, it was reported that Blair's memoirs, titled The Journey, would be published in September 2010. The CIA-influenced British prime minister in the book is said to be a thinly disguised version of Blair. [9], Blair has appeared in a number of leading cases. [244], In an interview with Michael Parkinson broadcast on ITV1 on 4 March 2006, Blair referred to the role of his Christian faith in his decision to go to war in Iraq, stating that he had prayed about the issue, and saying that God would judge him for his decision: "I think if you have faith about these things, you realise that judgement is made by other people ... and if you believe in God, it's made by God as well. [20] He was influenced by fellow student and Anglican priest Peter Thomson, who awakened his religious faith and left-wing politics. [28], In 2002, Blair purchased two flats in Bristol with the assistance, it was alleged but later denied, of Peter Foster, a convicted Australian conman and boyfriend of Blair's friend Carole Caplin, who negotiated a discount for Blair. A Freedom of Information request by The Sunday Times in 2012 revealed that Blair's government considered knighting Syria's President Bashar al-Assad. [265], In May 2007, before his resignation, it was speculated that Blair would be offered a knighthood in the Order of the Thistle, owing to his Scottish connections (rather than the Order of the Garter, which is usually offered to former Prime Ministers). Suddenly I began to see its social relevance. Speaking on Times Radio, the former prime minister insisted that a goal should be set to increase vaccinations to five million per week. The entire country must be placed under a Covid-19 vaccination programme, according to Tony Blair. born 1985, age 32 with Cherie Blair. [45] Film and theatre director Richard Eyre opined that "Blair had a very considerable skill as a performer". The steps towards what would become New Labour were procedural, but essential. He affirmed his belief in the continued strength of American soft power and the need to address Iranian military aggression, European defence budgets, and Chinese trade. Asked if he would advise his children to get involved in politics, he replied: “Of course. [208] The memoirs were seen by many as controversial and a further attempt to profit from his office and from acts related to overseas wars that were widely seen as wrong,[209][210][211] leading to anger and suspicion prior to launch. [181] Blair resigned as envoy in May 2015. "[245], According to Press Secretary Alastair Campbell's diary, Blair often read the Bible before taking any important decisions. [62][63] Following the Omagh bombing on 15 August 1998, by members of the Real IRA opposed to the peace process, which killed 29 people and wounded hundreds, Blair visited the County Tyrone town and met with victims at Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. Right here at FameChain. [15] His teachers were unimpressed with him; his biographer, John Rentoul, reported that "All the teachers I spoke to when researching the book said he was a complete pain in the backside and they were very glad to see the back of him. After attending the independent school Fettes College, he studied law at St John's College, Oxford and became a barrister. In addition to PMQs, Blair held monthly press conferences at which he fielded questions from journalists[81] and – from 2002 – broke precedent by agreeing to give evidence twice yearly before the most senior Commons select committee, the Liaison Committee. [86][87] He was the first UK prime minister to have been formally questioned by police, though not under caution, while still in office. The book is a compilation history of the lives of spouses of British Prime Ministers for most of the second half of the 20th century. Tony Blair indicated that the vaccination programme must be stepped up (Danny Lawson/PA) The entire country must be placed under a Covid-19 vaccination programme, according to Tony Blair. It stands for equality. On 10 May 2007, during a speech at the Trimdon Labour Club, Blair announced his intention to resign as both Labour Party leader and Prime Minister. In 1999, she was appointed a recorder (a permanent part-time judge) in the County Court and Crown Court. [28] Although Blair lost the Beaconsfield by-election and Labour's share of the vote fell by 10 percentage points, he acquired a profile within the party. [188] The profits from the firm go towards supporting Blair's "work on faith, Africa and climate change". General Charles Guthrie, the Chief of the Defence Staff, revealed in 2007 that he and Blair had discussed the invasion of Zimbabwe. [83][84] His style was sometimes criticised as not that of a prime minister and head of government, which he was, but of a president and head of state – which he was not. [106], Critics and admirers tend to agree that Blair's electoral success was based on his ability to occupy the centre ground and appeal to voters across the political spectrum, to the extent that he has been fundamentally at odds with traditional Labour Party values. On 2 March 2011, Blair was appointed the Chancellor of the Asian University for Women.[19]. Blair stated, "We know the options for Brexit. [102] Blair rarely applies such labels to himself, but he promised before the 1997 election that New Labour would govern "from the radical centre", and according to one lifelong Labour Party member, has always described himself as a social democrat. [252] Blair was reprimanded by Cardinal Basil Hume in 1996 for receiving Holy Communion at Mass, while still an Anglican, in contravention of canon law. [209], The book was published on 1 September and within hours of its launch had become the fastest-selling autobiography of all time. [179][180] In May 2008 Blair announced a new plan for peace and for Palestinian rights, based heavily on the ideas of the Peace Valley plan. Tony Blair and former education secretaries join charities and unions to demand ministers hand out thousands more iPads and laptops to deprived children … [107], There is some evidence that Blair's long term dominance of the centre forced his Conservative opponents to shift a long distance to the left to challenge his hegemony there. Calling on the slogan, "One member, one vote" John Smith (with limited input from Blair) secured an end to the trade union block vote for Westminster candidate selection at the 1993 conference. She was the Labour candidate for the Conservative safe seat of North Thanet in Kent in the 1983 general election, losing to Roger Gale. [238] All four children have Irish passports, by virtue of Blair's mother, Hazel Elizabeth Rosaleen Corscadden (12 June 1923 – 28 June 1975). [169] A few months after becoming Prime Minister Blair gave a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, on the morning of her death in August 1997, in which he famously described her as "the People's Princess". [195] The Kazakhstan foreign minister said that the country was "honoured and privileged" to be receiving advice from Blair. [246], A longer exploration of his faith can be found in an interview with Third Way Magazine. Anthony Charles Lynton "Tony" Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007. Blair defeated John Prescott and Margaret Beckett in the subsequent leadership election and became Leader of the Opposition. También fue líder del Partido Laborista entre 1994 y 2007. [26], Blair joined the Labour Party shortly after graduating from Oxford in 1975. [112] Under Blair's government the amount of new legislation increased[113] which attracted criticism. Tony Blair is a British politician who served as one of the youngest and longest-serving prime ministers of Britain. [12][13] The Office for Judicial Complaints released an initial statement saying they had "received a number of complaints in relation to the comments" that Blair had made when sentencing Shamso Miah and that the matter was under investigation. You cannot do that if you are tainted overmuch with a pragmatic period in power. [53], Aided by the unpopularity of John Major's Conservative government (itself deeply divided over the European Union),[54] "New Labour" won a landslide victory at the 1997 general election, ending eighteen years of Conservative Party rule, with the heaviest Conservative defeat since 1906. [23][24], In 1975, while Blair was at Oxford, his mother Hazel died aged 52 of thyroid cancer, which greatly affected him. On 14 March 2007, Blair appeared as a celebrity judge on Masterchef Goes Large after contestants had to prepare a three-course meal in the Downing Street kitchens for Blair and Bertie Ahern. Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (Edimburgo, Escocia, 6 de mayo de 1953), más conocido como Tony Blair, es un político británico que fue primer ministro del Reino Unido entre 1997 y 2007. The entire country must be placed under a Covid-19 vaccination programme, according to Tony Blair. In addition to their new boy, the couple have two sons - Euan, 16, and Nicky, 14 - and a daughter, Kathryn, 12. 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He was Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007 and Member of Parliament (MP) for Sedgefield from 1983 to 2007. Mr Blair made the call as he urged ministers to change the UK’s strategy completely in tackling the virus. Under Blair, the party used the phrase "New Labour" to distance itself from previous Labour politics and the traditional idea of socialism. "[78] In an October 2015 CNN interview with Fareed Zakaria, Blair apologised for his "mistakes" over Iraq War and admitted there were "elements of truth" to the view that the invasion helped promote the rise of ISIS. Tony Blair's son Euan lavishes £3.6m on stunning marital home with new bride THIS is the stunning £3.6million townhouse that Tony Blair’s oldest son Euan has bought to start his married life. [130], Blair built his foreign policy on basic principles (close ties with U.S. and E.U.) Cherie Booth attended Seafield Convent Grammar, which is now part of Sacred Heart Catholic College, where she achieved 4 Grade-A GCE A Level passes. The couple have been fiercely protective of the young ones' privacy and that is likely to extend to the new baby. [257], In 2014, Vanity Fair and The Economist published allegations that Blair had had an extramarital affair with Wendi Deng, who was then married to Rupert Murdoch. Leo, delivered by the Royal … [44], John Smith died suddenly in 1994 of a heart attack. [250] The most controversial of the Blairs' New Age practices occurred when on holiday in Mexico. Critics of his actions, including Bishop Desmond Tutu,[217] Harold Pinter[218] and Arundhati Roy[219] have called for his trial at the International Criminal Court. Camera shy: The Blairs in Tuscany last August. [207] In July 2010 it was announced the memoirs would be retitled A Journey. Tony Blair is godfather to Rupert Murdoch’s daughter. [42] When Kinnock resigned after a fourth consecutive Conservative victory in the 1992 general election, Blair became Shadow Home Secretary under John Smith. She is also Governor of the London School of Economics and the Open University. Ashdown also claimed that Blair was a supporter of proportional representation (PR). [213] Friends had said that the act was partly motivated by the wish to "repair his reputation". [8] His father lectured in law at the University of Adelaide. [199][200], In November 2007 Blair launched the Tony Blair Sports Foundation, which aims to "increase childhood participation in sports activities, especially in the North East of England, where a larger proportion of children are socially excluded, and to promote overall health and prevent childhood obesity. Despite opposition from Labour's left wing, he abolished Clause IV, the party's formal commitment to the nationalisation of the economy, weakened trade union influence in the party, and committed to the free market and the European Union. "The Foundation will use its profile and resources to encourage people of faith to work together more closely to tackle global poverty and conflict," says its mission statement. [58] Phoebe Nicholls played her in The Trial of Tony Blair (2007). [276] As Blair is credited as being instrumental in ending the conflict in Kosovo, some boys born in the country following the war have been given the name Toni or Tonibler. David Cameron mocks Tony Blair for his Save the Children 'Global Legacy' award. Prime Minister David Cameron has revealed the sum came from Britain's Department for International Development, which works to "eliminate world poverty", the 'Daily Express' … The former prime minister was speaking on Times … I will take full responsibility for any mistakes without exception or excuse. Labour prime minister Tony Blair came to power after Britain had spent years under Conservative rule. [268], On 22 May 2008, Blair received an honorary law doctorate from Queen's University Belfast, alongside former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, for distinction in public service and roles in the Northern Ireland peace process. https://uk.news.yahoo.com/tony-blair-urges-uk-step-121647687.html [citation needed], In his maiden speech in the House of Commons on 6 July 1983, Blair stated, "I am a socialist not through reading a textbook that has caught my intellectual fancy, nor through unthinking tradition, but because I believe that, at its best, socialism corresponds most closely to an existence that is both rational and moral. [262], When Blair resigned as Prime Minister, Robert Harris, a former Fleet Street political editor, dropped his other work to write The Ghost. He was appointed to the party's frontbench in 1988 and became Shadow Home Secretary in 1992. [16], In 2015, Blair defended Rwandan spy chief Emmanuel Karenzi Karake against accusations that he had conspired to murder three Spanish NGO workers and a Canadian priest. [272], On 16 February 2009, Blair was awarded the Dan David Prize by Tel Aviv University for "exceptional leadership and steadfast determination in helping to engineer agreements and forge lasting solutions to areas in conflict". Brown, who considered himself the senior of the two, understood that Blair would give way to him: opinion polls soon indicated, however, that Blair appeared to enjoy greater support among voters. Tony Blair was the leader of the British Labour Party from 1994 to 2007, and prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007. [236] They have four children: Euan, Nicholas, Kathryn, and Leo. [215] On 4 September Blair was confronted by 200 anti-war and hardline Irish nationalist demonstrators before the first book signing of his memoirs at Eason's bookstore on O'Connell Street in Dublin, with angry activists chanting "war criminal" and that he had "blood on his hands", and clashing with Irish Police (Garda Síochána) as they tried to break through a security cordon outside the Eason's store. "[165] No details were given of the subjects discussed. Nicky Blair, middle son of ex-Labour PM Tony, has his sights set on the [176], During the 2010 election campaign Blair publicly endorsed Gordon Brown's leadership, praising the way he had handled the financial crisis. [10][11], In January 2010, when sentencing a defendant, Shamso Miah, for assault, Booth announced that she would suspend his prison sentence after describing him as a "religious man". Blair's governments enacted constitutional reforms, removing most hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while also establishing the UK's Supreme Court and reforming the office of Lord Chancellor (thereby separating judicial powers from the legislative and executive branches). Father's influence Anthony Charles Lynton Blair was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 6, 1953. [129], In 2000, Blair "flagged up" 100 million euros for green policies and urged environmentalists and businesses to work together. There's too much mixing only with people [with] whom they agree. Find out about Tony Blair & Cherie Blair Married, children, joint family tree & history, ancestors and ancestry. [230] The Tony Blair Institute confirmed that it has received donations from the U.S. State Department and Saudi Arabia. [158] Guthrie advised against military action: "Hold hard, you'll make it worse. [98], At a special party conference in Manchester on 24 June 2007, Blair formally handed over the leadership of the Labour Party to Gordon Brown, who had been Chancellor of the Exchequer in Blair's three ministries. [174], After the death of John Smith in 1994, Blair and his close colleague Gordon Brown (they shared an office at the House of Commons[45]) were both seen as possible candidates for the party leadership. Blair became the country's youngest leader since 1812 and remains the party's longest-serving occupant of the office. [221] In a statement made in response to Tutu's comments, Blair defended his actions. After losing the list of pedophiles in Britain he then decided to house them in old people's homes. [141], Blair showed a deep feeling for Israel, born in part from his faith. [citation needed] He called for Britain to leave the EEC[36] as early as the 1970s,[37] though he had told his selection conference that he personally favoured continuing membership[citation needed] and voted "Yes" in the 1975 referendum on the subject. Tony Blair is godfather to one of Rupert Murdoch’s young children, it has emerged in an interview with the media tycoon’s wife Wendi. He resigned as Prime Minister and Labour Party leader in 2007 and was succeeded by Gordon Brown, who had been his Chancellor of the Exchequer since 1997. Another pregnancy at the age of 47 ended in miscarriage in early August 2002. [183] Blair also gives lectures, earning up to US$250,000 for a 90-minute speech, and in 2008 he was said to be the highest paid speaker in the world. [38][39] In a letter to the newspaper, Blair denied this characterisation of her mediation efforts, describing their story as "sensationalist and inaccurate". Leo George Blair (born 20 May 2000) is the youngest son of former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair and Cherie Blair. [59], British barrister and wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Writings, portrayals, and coverage in books, film and theatre, Chancellors of Liverpool John Moores University, Spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University, Commander of the Order of the British Empire. [42][43], In 1976, while she was studying to become a barrister, she met future Prime Minister and husband Tony Blair. [16] During his time there he met Charlie Falconer (a pupil at the rival Edinburgh Academy), whom he later appointed Lord Chancellor. Leo George Blair was born on 20 May 2000 at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London. [48] Via her father, Blair and her younger sister Lyndsey have six half-sisters, including British journalist Lauren Booth. This provided a cheap and flexible labour supply but also fuelled Euroscepticism, especially among some of his party's core voters. His legacy remains controversial, not least because of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. [14] Blair is reported to have hated his time at Fettes. However, he declared himself "tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime" and oversaw increasing incarceration rates and new anti-social behaviour legislation, despite contradictory evidence about the change in crime rates. It has been reported that a number of cabinet ministers believed that Blair's timely departure from office would be required to be able to win a fourth election. Blair originally indicated that he would retain his parliamentary seat after his resignation as Prime Minister came into effect; however, on being confirmed for the Middle East role he resigned from the Commons by taking up an office of profit. Parliament will have to decide on one of them. [50] However, the move away from nationalisation in the old Clause IV made many on the left-wing of the Labour Party feel that Labour was moving away from traditional socialist principles of nationalisation set out in 1918, and was seen by them as part of a shift of the party towards "New Labour". [58], Blair became the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on 2 May 1997, serving concurrently as First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service and Leader of the Labour Party. During … [55], According to diaries released by Paddy Ashdown, during Smith's leadership of the Labour Party, there were discussions with Ashdown about forming a coalition government if the next general election resulted in a hung parliament. The Pope and his advisors criticised some of Blair's political actions, but followed up with a reportedly unprecedented red-carpet welcome, which included the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, who would be responsible for Blair's Catholic instruction. Leo George Blair (born 20 May 2000) is the youngest son of former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair and Cherie Blair. The controversial former Prime Minister received the Global Legacy Award at the Save the Children Illumination […] Where it is seeking influence, it should be countered. [217] The human rights lawyer Geoffrey Bindman, interviewed on BBC radio, concurred with Tutu's suggestion that there should be a war crimes trial. Ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair is urging the government to give as many people as possible an initial dose of a Covid vaccine - rather than preserving stocks so there is enough for second jabs. Tony Blair has responded to criticism of His plans by arguing that Britain's pedophile reserve should be "relocated to the new hold still from their current positions as PE teachers, Welsh children's home orderlies, and Catholic ministers. [73] Playwright Harold Pinter and former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad accused Blair of war crimes. "[164], Blair appeared before the Leveson Inquiry on Monday 28 May 2012. The former government advisor Andrew Neather in the Evening Standard stated that the deliberate policy of ministers from late 2000 until early 2008 was to open up the UK to mass migration. [105] The Financial Times on the other hand has argued that Blair is not conservative, but instead a populist. [269], On 13 January 2009, Blair was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. … [68], From the start of the War on Terror in 2001, Blair strongly supported the foreign policy of George W. Bush, participating in the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan and 2003 invasion of Iraq. [116][117][118], Blair and Brown raised spending on the NHS and other public services, increasing spending from 39.9% of GDP to 48.1% in 2010–11. [52] In 2009, Blair urged the Catholic Church to reconsider its hardline stance against contraception, suggesting it could be holding some women back from pursuing a career. I will at the same time say why, nonetheless, I believe that it was better to remove Saddam Hussein and why I do not believe this is the cause of the terrorism we see today whether in the Middle East or elsewhere in the world". The baby arrived at 00:25BST and weighed in at 6lbs 12oz, according to Downing Street. During the sketch, Blair used Lauren's catchphrase "Am I bovvered? 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