How is the poor chap to survive? Perhaps Indymedia readers should orgranise a whip round?
Blair’s property deals
1980: Mapledene Road, Hackney, bought £40,000, sold 1986 £80,000
1983: Myrobella, Trimdon village, nr Sedgefield, bought £30,000
1986: Stavordale Road, Islington, bought £120,000, sold 1993 £200,000
1993: Richmond Crescent, Islington, bought £375,000, sold 1997 £615,000
1997: 11 Downing Street - rent free flat next door to prime minister's traditional residence
2002: Clifton, Bristol, two flats bought for £525,000 in total
2004: Connaught Square, Bayswater, bought £3.6m
2007: Bayswater. Two-bed house behind Connaught square property, bought £800,000. The Blairs plan to join buildings together to create extra space
Memoir fees and hols
In addition Tone can expect an advance of around a million pounds for his memoirs and a very lucrative series of fees on the lecture circuit.
Only have a week in Southend or Blackpool to look forward to? Have A Tony Blair holiday – they’re free – if you know how to wangle them!
1997: Tuscany, guest of Geoffrey Robinson, Labour MP and businessman
1998: Tuscany, Prince Girolamo Strozzi, law professor and family friend
1999: Tuscany, Vannino Chiti, Tuscan president
2001: Ariege, Southern France, Sir Martin Keene, high court judge and family friend
2003 - 06: Barbados, Sir Cliff Richard, singer
2004: Sardinia, Silvio Berlusconi, Italian premier and media mogul
2006: Barbados, Sir Anthony Bamford, JCB boss and Tory donor
2007: Miami, Robin Gibb, Bee Gees member
Should Indymedia organise a whip round for the Blairs?