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Blair to cease business ventures, focus on not-for-profit work

Former British prime minister Tony Blair

By: Eastern Eye Staff

FORMER British prime minister Tony Blair, who built a multi-million pound business network advising multi-national corporations and governments after leaving office in 2007, said on Tuesday (September 20) he was planning to close his commercial ventures to concentrate on not-for-profit activities. He said he would donate the “substantial financial reserves” of the businesses, Tony Blair Associates (TBA) and his Windrush and Firerush structures, to non-profit work. Blair, 63, was Labour prime minister for 10 years from 1997 and was later a Middle East envoy for eight years. He has been widely criticised for dealing with undemocratic governments, including that of…

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