Tony Blair is to be made Knight of the Garter on Monday.

At a ceremony on Monday at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor, Tony Blair, the former Labour prime minister, will be made a knight.

Tony Blair is to be made Knight of the Garter on Monday.

In a statement released by Buckingham Palace recently, they stated: “Members of the Royal Family will walk in procession to the Chapel, and after the service, will depart by carriage for their return journey to the Castle.”

“During the service, The Duchess of Cornwall will be installed as a Royal Lady of the Order of the Garter.”

“A Lady Companion, the Baroness Amos, and a Knight Companion, Sir Anthony Blair, will also be installed.”

Over one million people signed a petition asking that the former Prime Minister’s knighthood be revoked earlier this year.

The former leader of the Labour Party, who was prime minister from 1997 to 2007, got an award on the New Year’s Honours list.

The petition claims that the former prime minister is the “least deserving person” to get an honour because of his participation in the Iraq War. No. 10 responded by saying that every previous prime minister had gotten the same honour.


Such nominations are solely the Queen’s prerogative, and the government has no role in making them.

An actor and TV host named Angus Scott started a petition on the website calling Sir Tony a hypocrite.

Angus said: “caused irreparable damage to both the constitution of the United Kingdom and to the very fabric of the nation’s society” while in office.

“He was personally responsible for causing the death of countless innocent, civilian lives and servicemen in various conflicts. For this alone he should be held accountable for war crimes.”

“Tony Blair is the least deserving person of any public honour, particularly anything awarded by Her Majesty the Queen.”

There have been rumours that Prince Andrew, who is still a Knight of the Order, would attend the service. 

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