Blair resigns after 10 years in office

May 10, 2007 12:48

Tony Blair returned to his Parliamentary district Thursday to call an end to a decade in power by announcing his resignation as prime minister and leader of the Labour Party, his office and a party official confirmed. Blair's first step is to resign as party leader, remaining as head of government until his successor is elected, likely by early July.

Related Content

June 20, 2018
America withdraws from UNHRC, 'We did not take this decision lightly'