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The Richt Honourable Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born on the 6t o Mey 1953 in Edinburrie), for ordinar kent as Tony Blair, wis the Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick frae 1997 tae 2007. He wis the first Prime Meenister frae the Labour Pairty tae hiv haed three consecutive terms in govrenment.

Tony Blair
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Tony Blair in 2014
Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick
In office
2 Mey 1997 – 27 Juin 2007
Monarch Elizabeth II
Depute John Prescott
Precedit bi John Major
Succeedit bi Gordon Brown
Leader of the Opposition
In office
21 Julie 1994 – 2 Mey 1997
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Meenister John Major
Precedit bi Margaret Beckett
Succeedit bi John Major
Leader o the Labour Pairty
In office
21 Julie 1994 – 24 Juin 2007
Depute John Prescott
Precedit bi John Smith
Succeedit bi Gordon Brown
Shaidae Home Secretary
In office
24 July 1992 – 24 October 1994
Leader John Smith
Precedit bi Roy Hattersley
Succeedit bi Jack Straw
Shaidae Secretary of State for Employment
In office
2 November 1989 – 24 July 1992
Leader Neil Kinnock
Precedit bi Michael Meacher
Succeedit bi Frank Dobson
Shaidae Secretar o State for Energy
In office
23 November 1988 – 2 November 1989
Leader Neil Kinnock
Precedit bi John Prescott
Succeedit bi Frank Dobson
Member o Pairlament
for Sedgefield
In office
9 Juin 1983 – 27 Juin 2007
Precedit bi David Reed[a]
Succeedit bi Phil Wilson
Personal details
Born Anthony Charles Lynton Blair
(1953-05-06) 6 Mey 1953 (age 66)[1]
Edinburgh, Scotland, Unitit Kinrick
Poleetical pairty Labour
Spoose(s) Cherie Booth (1980–present)
Bairns Euan
Alma mater St John's College, Oxford
Inns o Coort Schuil o Law
Religion Roman Catholicism
Signatur Tony Blair's signatur
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid
a. ^ Electorate abolished 28 Februar 1974, an reconstitutit 8 Juin 1983.

He demittit frae office as Prime Meenister on 27 Juin 2007 an haundit ower pouer tae the new leader o the Breetish Labour Pairty, Gordon Brown. On the same day, he demittit as a Member o Pairlament (for the Sedgefield consteetuency) an wis appyntit as a peace envoy tae the Middle Aest bi the Quartet o the Unitit States, Unitit Nations, European Union and Roushie.


  1. BLAIR, Rt Hon. Anthony Charles Lynton, (Tony). Who's Who. 2015 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc.    (subscription needit)