Tony Blair is a national hero (if you are Polish!) Former PM given award by country for helping thousands come to live in Britain

Tony Blair is a national hero (if you are Polish!) Former PM given award by country for helping thousands come to live in Britain Poland grateful to Blair's 'open door' immigration policiesBlair said: ‘I have a lot of admiration for Poland and the Polish people’Number of Poles living in Britain now stands at approximately 625,000 By Tamara Cohen PUBLISHED: 23:49 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:36 GMT, 30 January 2013 Tony Blair was given a gong at the Polish Business Leaders Awards in Warsaw In Britain, his ‘open door’ immigration policies have been criticised by all sides.