03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Blair: I Feared Being Labeled "A Nutter" If I Talked About Religion

Tony Blair avoided talking about his religious views while in office for fear of being labelled "a nutter", the former prime minister has revealed.

In an interview for BBC One's The Blair Years, he said that his faith had been "hugely important" to his premiership.

His ex-spokesman Alastair Campbell once told reporters: "We don't do God."

Mr Campbell has now acknowledged to the programme that his former boss "does do God in quite a big way", but that both men feared the public would be wary.

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