Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair wants to advise the next Labor government, Mr told New Statesman in an interview the excerpts were published Thursday.
Asked by actor Michael Sheen if he would consider a fourth term as prime minister, Blair said he hoped the next Labor prime minister would be Keir Starmer, the current Labor Party leader.
Blair was prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007, making him the party’s longest-serving prime minister, but Britain’s role in the Iraq War, which began in 2003, cast a shadow over his legacy. grandfather.
As for whether he plans to return to British politics, Blair said: “Let’s just say I don’t think that path would be open to me, even if I wanted it to. So that’s not what I thought of. ”
However, Blair added that he would like to support a future Labor regulator on policy. “What I want to do is help with policy with the next Labor government,” he said.
“It has to be a platform that makes people think the world is going to change, it has to be the kind of change that they are not afraid of,” he said.
The Labor Party has not been in power in the UK since Gordon Brown’s term as prime minister ended after his defeat in the 2010 election.
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