His Great Legacy? the University of Tony
IT could offer classes on hobnobbing with pop stars, strategic use of coffee mugs and holiday planning - but perhaps not property management.
In what is fast becoming Westminster's biggest exercise in political vanity, allies of Mr Blair are looking for donations to set up a U.S.style school of government named after him.
Mr Blair's chief of staff Jonathan Powell has reportedly approached the London School of Economics about establishing an academic centre that would help secure his boss's 'political legacy'.
It would aim to create ideas and policy that would influence future governments.
The Prime Minister is said to be envious of the American tradition that sees millions spent on setting up libraries and foundations for former presidents.
The U.S. has the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, as well as the Carter Centre and the William J. Clinton Foundation.
Speculation about Mr Blair's future has intensified since his announcement that he has less than a year left as Prime Minister. …