politician who served as the Prime Minister
of the United Kingdom from 2 May 1997 to 27 June 2007. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sedgefield
from 1983 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007. He resigned from all of these positions in June 2007.
Blair was elected Leader of the Labour Party
in the leadership election of July 1994
, following the sudden death of his predecessor, John Smith.
I shall not rest until, once again, the destinies of our people and our party are joined together again in victory at the next general election Labour in its rightful place in government again.
The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.
Any parent wants the best for their children. I am not going to make a choice for my child on the basis of what is the politically correct thing to do.
We have no plans to increase tax at all.
I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country.
I want to see a publicly-owned railway, publicly accountable.
I can't stand politicians who wear God on their sleeves.
Ask me my three main priorities for government, and I tell you: education, education and education. We are 35th in the world league of education standards – 35th. At every level, radical improvement and reform.