Category - tony blair

  • July 14, 2007

    Gordon Brown, artfully manoeuvred into Downing Street, will have little room to operate in for the social justice agenda. But what space there is will be created by the power of imagination, says Simon Barrow. Look at the example of Northern Ireland.

  • June 27, 2007

    On the day Tony Blair stood down as British Prime Minister, the relief agency Christian Aid joined many others in applauding his achievements but expressing disappointment at "a job half done" on poverty and development.

  • June 20, 2007

    Christian Aid has this week urged Gordon Brown, who becomes British Prime Minister next week, not to make the same mistakes in the Middle East as Tony Blair.

  • June 5, 2007

    An GFK-NOP opinion poll commissioned by Channel 4 TV news has revealed alarming levels of disaffection among Muslims in Britain – including distrust for the authorities and doubts over the official version of the 7/7 bombings.

  • June 5, 2007

    There has been a mixed response to Prime Minister Tony Blair’s call for educationists and the media to recognise the ‘true face’ of Islam, and for Muslims themselves to speak out against extremism.

  • May 12, 2007

    Gordon Brown is focussing his bid to become PM on a restoration of faith in people, politics, integrity and the values of justice. He once again mentioned his Church of Scotland upbringing as a character forming inheritance.

  • May 12, 2007

    As Tony Blair prepares to step down as British PM, the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development (CAFOD) offers an assessment and balance sheet of the impact of his policies on international development.

  • May 11, 2007

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has praised retiring Prime Minister Tony Blair for recognising religion is public life and aiding peace in Northern Ireland. But his criticism of the Iraq war policy will be seen as very mild.

  • May 10, 2007

    Tony Blair announced today that he will stand down as British prime minister on 27 June 2007. He is setting up a foundation whose work will include reconciliation between Christians, Jews and Muslims. The idea is meeting a mixed response.

  • March 9, 2007

    As the bicentenary of the end of the transatlantic slave trade approaches Jonathan Bartley says we are enslaved until Africa is free