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When did tony Blair become a leader?

He was elected leader of the Labour Party in Parliament in 1994, after the death of the previous leader John Smith. At the time, Labour Party were the minority in the House of Commons. In the following election in 1997… Full Answer

How did Tony Blair become PM?

Tony Blair was elected leader of the Labour Party after the unexpected death of his predecessor, John Smith. At the General Election of 1997, the Labour Party was returned to power and Tony Blair, as their leader, became Prime Minister. Full Answer

When was Tony Blair elected?

Tony Blair was elected MP for Sedgefield in 1983, Leader of the Labour party in 1994 and was appointed Prime Minister in 1997. Tony Blair was elected as an MP in 1983, elected leader of the Labour party in 1994… Full Answer