Revealed: how Tony Blair makes his millions ~ Edward Malnick, Robert Mendick and Harriet Alexander, THE TELEGRAPH, 18 Apr 2015.
Exclusive: Former prime minister is being paid to advise the Colombian government on how it spends £2 billion earned from mining deals.
Tony Blair is facing fresh accusations of a conflict of interest over his business affairs after it emerged he signed a controversial contract overseeing mining deals in Latin America.
Mr Blair is being paid to advise the Colombian government on how it spends £2 billion earned from mining deals.
The contract, obtained by The Telegraph, reveals that the Colombian government does not pay any fees for his services. Instead, the fees owed to Tony Blair Associates (TBA), Mr Blair’s consultancy firm, are paid for by an oil-rich Gulf state where Mr Blair has developed close links.
The deal raises questions over Mr Blair’s role as a Middle East…
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