Tony Blair and the Modernization of Queen Elizabeth II's Constitution

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It’s 1997, Tony Blair just got elected as the new Prime Minister of the UK, working for Queen Elizabeth II’s Constitution. Blair wanted to provide the most radical modernization of the Constitution in over three hundred years: he wanted to breathe new life into the old institutions. His leadership and ‘social-ism’ was a breath of fresh air to the UK. On 31 August 1997, the Queen’s son controversial ex-wife Diana (Princess of Wales) dies in a car crash in Paris, France, together with her current partner Dodi Fayed and their driver Henri Paul. After her divorce with Prince Charles (Prince of Wales) in 1996 she got engaged several times, to different men. She was declared a ‘loose cannon’ or a ‘rebel’: her and Prince Charles got divorced, she dressed exactly the way she wanted, she gave birth to her children in a hospital, while royal customs declare a child should be born in the palace. Also, at this time, the world had little knowledge of AIDS. While some people guarded themselves from people with this disease, Princess Diana went out and shook hands with AIDS patients in Africa and she enrolled her children in a public school, while it was custom for the Royal Family to home school the royal children. She was also well known for her fund-raising work for international charities. Because of all this, she was referred to as the ‘People’s Princess’: people felt they were close to her, and could relate to her. She was a perfect mother and a warm person: a British inhabitant,

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