Tony Blair: Resigning by Christmas?

Today the UK Telegraph is reporting that Tony Blair plans to announce his resignation by Christmas:

Tony Blair is to announce his resignation by Christmas, members of his inner circle believe.

The Prime Minister’s closest aides feel that, following a series of damaging rows over education and “sleaze”, he will quit within nine months.

The disclosure comes as John Prescott, the Deputy Prime Minister, agreed to try to broker an agreement between Mr Blair and back-bench MPs over the succession after being warned that uncertainty about the leadership is having a disastrous effect on Labour morale.

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