Tony Blair and wife Cherie dodged paying £312k in stamp duty when buying a £6.45m London townhouse

TONY and Cherie Blair dodged paying £312,000 in stamp duty when buying a £6.45million townhouse, documents show.

The ex-Labour Prime Minister and his wife got it by buying the offshore company that owned it.

PA:Press Association

Documents reveal that Tony and Cherie Blair dodged paying £312,000 in stamp duty when buying a £6.45million four-floor property in Marylebone[/caption]

They bought the four-floor property in Marylebone, central London in 2017.

It is used as an office for Mrs Blair’s legal advisory firm Omnia Strategy and her foundation for women.

She said they would be liable to pay capital gains tax if they sold it.

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