Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician 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 Leader of the Opposition from 1994 to 1997.
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Blair silenced debate in his government over migrant influx.
Blair and his government enacted an open-doors policy on immigration to make the United Kingdom multicultural. Andrew Neather, a former government adviser and speech writer for Tony Blair, Jack Straw and David Blunkett, said the aim of Labour’s immigration strategy was to ‘rub the Right’s nose in diversity and render their arguments out of date’.
Blair apologized for his role in the Iraq War. According to the BBC (https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-10637526), 179 British servicemen and women died in Iraq.
Blair and his government were responsible for the Firearms Amendment Act No. 2 which made illegal the the owning of most handguns in the UK
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