Question: When Was Tony Blair In Power?

How old is Prime Minister Tony Blair?

67 years (May 6, 1953)Tony Blair/Age.

Who was before Tony Blair?

List of Prime MinistersNameTime in officePolitical partyGordon Brown2007 – 2010LabourTony Blair1997 – 2007LabourJohn Major1990 – 1997ConservativeMargaret Thatcher1979 – 1990Conservative73 more rows

Is Tony Blair still an MP?

This is a summary of the electoral history of Tony Blair, who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sedgefield from 1983 to 2007.

Where does Tony Blair come from?

Edinburgh, United KingdomTony Blair/Place of birth

Who was Britain’s youngest prime minister?

The youngest Prime Minister to be appointed was William Pitt the Younger on 19 December 1783 at the age of 24 years, 6 months and 21 days.

What did Tony Blair achieve as PM?

During his first term as Prime Minister, Blair raised taxes; introduced a National Minimum Wage and some new employment rights; introduced significant constitutional reforms; promoted new rights for gay people in the Civil Partnership Act 2004; and signed treaties integrating the UK more closely with the EU.

What university did Tony Blair go to?

St John’s College1975Tony Blair/College

When did Tony Blair get married?

March 29, 1980 (Cherie Blair)Tony Blair/Wedding dates

What does Tony Blair do now?

After his resignation, he was appointed Special Envoy of the Quartet on the Middle East, an office which he held until 2015. He currently serves as the executive chairman of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, established in 2016.

Who was Tony Blair’s advisor?

Alastair John Campbell (born 25 May 1957) is a British author, journalist, broadcaster, consultant strategist and mental health campaigner. He worked as Tony Blair’s spokesman and campaign director (1994–1997), then as Downing Street Press Secretary (1997–2000) for Blair, who was then Labour Prime Minister.

Why did Gordon Brown resign?

Brown’s continued presence as Prime Minister was seen an obstacle to the negotiation of a Labour-Liberal Democrat deal. … With this he concluded that he would not be able to form a government, Brown announced his resignation as Prime Minister. He also resigned as leader of the Labour Party with immediate effect.

Did Tony Blair attend Eton?

List of British prime ministers by educationPrime ministerTerm of officeSchoolJohn Major1990–1997Rutlish SchoolTony Blair1997–2007Fettes CollegeGordon Brown2007–2010Kirkcaldy High SchoolDavid Cameron2010–2016Eton College60 more rows