Tony Blair to be given most senior knighthood
By Rose Dunn
January 02, 2022:
Information Clearing House
-- Military mums who
lost loved ones in Afghanistan and Iraq have been
the decision to knightTony
the New Year honours.
Some threatened to return Elizabeth Crosses – an
honour awarded to bereaved families – as a sign of
Former PM Mr Blair has been dogged by controversy
over the legality and morality of the wars.
Carol Valentine, whose son Simon was killed while
clearing land mines in Afghanistan in 2009, called
the knighthood “the ultimate insult”
Hazel Hunt, who lost her son, Richard, in
Afghanistan, said she was “contemplating sending the
Elizabeth Cross back as a sign of my protest”.
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