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Tony Blair sets up company to advise world leaders

Not content with the £12 million he has already earned since leaving office, Tony Blair has swelled his astronomical income still further by setting up a consultancy to advise world leaders how to run their affairs.

Tony Blair Associates, as the commercial partnership is called, has already signed up its first client, the government of Kuwait, which is understood to have agreed a seven-figure deal for continuing advice from the former Prime Minister.

Mr Blair is counselling the constitutional monarchy of the oil-rich state on "good governance", according to his spokesman.

His critics, however, are likely to point out the irony of Mr Blair dispatching advice on good governance despite his own questionable probity whilst in power.

He may also face questions from detractors in the Middle East, who have already argued that his packed schedule of lectures, consultancies and char


Added: Feb-28-2009 Occurred On: Feb-27-2009
By: hayton69
Tags: Tony Blair, company, advise, world leaders
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