Blair shared many traits with his 'determined' father

Tony Blair with his father in 2001 Credit: Toby Melville/PA Wire

The former prime minister Tony Blair wrote in his autobiography that he shared many of the same traits as his father who was "motivated, determined with a hard-focused ambition".


Tony Blair's father dies

Tony Blair's father Leo has died. The former Prime Minister described him as "a remarkable man" and said "I was privileged to have him as a Dad."