Muslims ‘are good for Britain,’
says Tony Blair’s sister-in-law
Mail On Sunday Reporter
Last updated at 3:49 PM on 13th February 2011
The sister-in-law of former Prime Minister Tony Blair said
yesterday that a rise
in the number of Muslims would be ‘good’ for
Lauren Booth, who converted to Islam last year, told
the University of Essex’s
annual Islamic Conference in Colchester that
since becoming a Muslim she was
a ‘better worker’ and a ‘better mother’
to her two daughters.
Lauren Booth, who converted to Islam last year,
says that since becoming a
Muslim she is a ‘better worker’ and a ‘better
mother’ to her two daughters
Ms Booth was asked how her sister Cherie Blair and the former Prime Minister
had reacted to her conversion.
She replied: ‘My sister…recognises that it is a great faith that people follow.
Tony Blair is Tony Blair.’
Ms Booth told of the peace she had found when visiting a mosque in Iran.
‘It’s equivalent to having two spliffs and a bottle of wine,’ she said.
Lauren says her sister Cherie ‘recognises that it (Islam) is a great
faith that people follow. Tony Blair is Tony Blair’