1994 - 1996
|Succeded by:||Michael Howard|
1989 - 1994
1988 - 1989
|Preceded by:||John Prescott|
|Succeded by:||Frank Dobson|
May 6 1953, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
St John's College, Oxford
Anglican (1953 - 1998)
Roman Catholic (1998 -)
Tony Blair is a british journalist and broadcaster, and former Labour party politician.
In 1996 he lost his seat, signifiying the extent of the labour defeat since he had been seen as a possible leadership candidate. He has subsequently established himself as a prominent journalist and broadcaster, most notably presenting Great British Churches.
Early Political Career
Blair was selected for the safe labour seat of Sedgefield, and was easily elected at the 1982 general election.
After the 1987 election Blair was brought into cabinet.
Cabinet 1988 - 1996
He is married to fellow labour MP Cherie Booth.