The Blair years 1997-2007
Tony Blair giving speech
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Tony Blair (and wife Cherie) through the years
The life and times of Tony Blair - from rebellious schoolboy to global statesman.

From election landslides to Iraq invasion: how key events mapped to Blair's poll ratings.
Three experts give their views on how history will regard Tony Blair.
BLAIR BASICS
Born 1953, becomes Labour leader 1994 and elected prime minister in 1997 landslide
Wins 2001 and 2005 general elections
Resigns as PM 27 June 2007


THE 10 AGES OF BLAIR

Pictures of Tony Blair in 1997 and 2007, with "open - reveal image" instruction
FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS

BLAIR'S DEPARTURE
CHIP INDUSTRY LEADING LIGHTS
REACTION TO DEPARTURE

The BBC's Andrew Marr on the most media-obsessed government of modern times.

BBC home editor Mark Easton assesses the impact on the UK's public services.

It was 'education, education, education' in 1997, but what was achieved?

How a dogged commitment to the peace process eventually bore fruit.
BBC diplomatic correspondent James Robbins on the defining foreign policy legacy.

BBC Economics Editor Evan Davis on the dire predictions for UK finances under Labour.

Record budget increases, battling against deficits... but did Blair deliver on healthcare?

The BBC's David Sillito looks at the cultural impact of the Blair years.

IN HIS OWN WORDS
Resignation speech, 10 May 2007


IN STATISTICS
Line graph


IN PICTURES
Gordon Brown and Tony Blair





Rory Bremner on Sunday AM Bremner's take on Blair-Brown



ANALYSIS AND BACKGROUND

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