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Tony Blair is costing British taxpayers £ 3 million

July 9 2007

Ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair, appointed special envoy of the international Quartet on the Middle East, became British subjects, the most expensive ex-premier of the country as well as to ensure its security will be annually spent £ 3 million.

The state must provide armed protection for Blair himself, the protection in civilian clothes for his wife, the strengthening of the home and providing armored car. "Personal protect Mr Blair and his family will include a special unit officers from Scotland Yard, and drivers trained to evade assassination attempts and kidnapping of his client," - said Monday the British media.

As noted by the Internet edition similar to "tidy" sum due to the complexity of all members of Blair's extended family, which includes three grown children and seven sons, Leo, as well as numerous foreign trips of the Tony Blair in his new capacity. Also, changed the very nature of the threat. According to the police and security service MI-5, if in the case of Thatcher's main attack was expected from the militant Irish Republican Army, Blair remains in the list of the main goals is from al-Qaeda and other international terrorist organizations.

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