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* Labour MP and actor Andrew Faulds lived in Old Town, Stratford, until his death in 2000, aged 77
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Henry McLeish, Labour First Minister of Scotland, failed to refund the House of Commons for income he had received from the sub-let of his constituency office in Glenrothes while still a Westminster MP.
In 1930, Labour MP Oswald Mosley left the party after its rejection of his proposals for solving the unemployment problem.
Labour MP Tony Benn introduced a Commonwealth of Britain Bill several times between 1991 and 2001, intended to abolish the monarchy and establish a British republic.
Donald Campbell Dewar ( 21 August 1937 – 11 October 2000 ) was a Scottish politician who served as a Labour Party Member of Parliament ( MP ) in Scotland from 1966-1970, and then again from 1978 until his death in 2000.
He first entered the House of Commons in the general election of 1966, as the Labour MP for Aberdeen South, at the age of 28.
" The biography of Labour MP Tom Driberg, written by Francis Wheen, claims that — like Driberg — Mountbatten had " a sexual preference for men ".
The former Labour MP Tony Banks said of Major in 1994 that " He was a fairly competent chairman of Housing on Lambeth Council.
This was in response to a question from the MP David Clelland, asking " What has the Labour government ever done for us?
Michael Foot's elder brothers were Sir Dingle Foot MP ( 1905 – 1978 ), a Liberal and subsequently Labour MP ; Hugh Foot, Baron Caradon ( 1907 – 1990 ), a Governor of Cyprus, a representative of the United Kingdom at the United Nations from 1964 to 1970, and father to campaigning journalist Paul Foot ( 1937 – 2004 ) and charity worker Oliver Foot ( 1946 – 2008 ); and Liberal politician John Foot, Baron Foot ( 1909 – 1999 ).
The son of a Welsh coal miner who later became a union official and Labour MP, Roy Jenkins served with distinction in World War II.
This grouping of " neo-fundamentalists " have their roots within the camp of the former high-profile Labour Party MP Jim Sillars who left Labour to form the short-lived Scottish Labour Party in 1976 ( the party had no connection with the UK Labour Party or the current Scottish Labour group in the Scottish Parliament ).
After unsuccessfully contesting the Labour Party's ultra-safe seat of Normanton at a by-election in 1947 ( when the Labour majority was 62 %), he was elected as Member of Parliament ( MP ) for Wolverhampton South West in the 1950 general election.
The Shadow Home Secretary, Labour MP Roy Hattersley, criticised Powell for using " Munich beer-hall language ".
The area ( initially as Kidderminster, then after 1983 as the Wyre Forest constituency ) has been represented by Conservative MPs Gerald Nabarro 1950 – 63, Sir Tatton Brinton 1964 – 74, Esmond Bulmer 1974 – 87, Anthony Coombs 1987 – 97, and Labour MP David Lock 1997 – 2001.
* Tom Watson ( born 8 January 1967 ), is the Labour Party Member of Parliament ( MP ) for West Bromwich East.
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These include T. S. Eliot, who taught the poet laureate John Betjeman there, Gerard Manley Hopkins the poet, the composers John Taverner and John Rutter, John Venn the inventor of Venn diagrams, actor Geoffrey Palmer, Anthony Crosland MP and Labour reformer, and the cabinet minister Charles Clarke.
On 21 April 2010 Davison appeared in a party election broadcast on behalf of the UK Labour Party, following in the footsteps of fellow Doctor Who actor David Tennant, and Jon Pertwee's son Sean Pertwee.
Labour candidate, actor Andrew Faulds, defeated Griffiths in the 1966 general election and was MP for the constituency until his retirement at the 1997 general election.
Carpenter included among his friends the scholar, author, naturalist, and founder of the Humanitarian League, Henry S. Salt, and his wife, Catherine ; the critic, essayist and sexologist, Havelock Ellis, and his wife, Edith ; actor and producer Ben Iden Payne ; Labour activists, John Bruce and Katharine Glasier ; writer and scholar, John Addington Symonds and the writer and feminist, Olive Schreiner.
Michael Maurice Cashman ( born 17 December 1950, London ) is a British former actor, now a Labour politician.
He started off his career as an actor, appearing in Coronation Street and the TV film Hard Labour by Mike Leigh.
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On 17 July 2003, Kelly, an employee of the Ministry of Defence, apparently committed suicide after being misquoted by BBC journalist Andrew Gilligan as saying that Tony Blair's Labour government had knowingly " sexed up " the " September Dossier ", a report into Iraq and weapons of mass destruction.
The articles comprising London Labour and the London Poor were initially collected into three volumes in 1851 ; the 1861 edition included a fourth volume, co-written with Bracebridge Hemyng, John Binny and Andrew Halliday, on the lives of prostitutes, thieves and beggars.
Scottish educated Andrew Bonar Law led a Conservative government from 1922 to 1923 and another Scot, Ramsey MacDonald, would be the Labour Party's first Prime Minister in 1924 and again from 1929-35.
Roy Jenkins is often seen as responsible for the most wide-ranging social reforms of the late 1960s, with popular historian Andrew Marr claiming ' the greatest changes of the Labour years ' were thanks to Jenkins.
Powell had his friend, Andrew Alexander, talk with Labour Party leader Harold Wilson's press secretary, Joe Haines, on Powell's timing of his speeches against Heath.
Braverman's thesis has however been contested, notably by Andrew Freidman in his work " Industry and Labour " ( 1977 ).
" This approach informs Andrew Gamble's The Free Economy and the Strong State ( Palgrave Macmillan, 1988 ), and Colin Hay's The Political Economy of New Labour ( Manchester University Press, 1999 ).
In opposition the Labour party continued to fractionalise: Goodwin resigned suddenly in 1980 and in the following leadership contest the little-regarded left-winger Ken Livingstone was only just beaten in an intensely tactical campaign by the moderate Andrew McIntosh.
The May 1981 election was presented as a clash of ideologies by the Conservatives-Thatcherism against a ' tax high, spend high ' Marxist Labour group, claiming that Andrew McIntosh would be deposed by Ken Livingstone after the election.
Supporters of the mixed economy, including R. H. Tawney, Anthony Crosland and Andrew Shonfield were mostly associated with the British Labour Party, although similar views were expressed by Conservatives including Harold Macmillan.
This issue was discussed in the media during Abbott's 2010 bid to become leader of the Labour Party and Andrew Neil questioned her on the issue on This Week.
From then until he lost his seat to the Conservatives in the 2010 General Election, Hendon was represented in the House of Commons by the Labour MP, Andrew Dismore.
The area covered by London Borough of Barnet and the London Borough of Camden is jointly represented in the London Assembly by Andrew Dismore, a Labour politician who was previously the Member of Parliament for Hendon until 2010.
Frank Dobson of the Labour Party had been the MP since 1983, and the London Assembly Member was Andrew Dismore also of the Labour Party.
A file was kept on Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson from 1945, when he became an MP, although the agency's official historian, Christopher Andrew maintains that his fears of MI5 conspiracies and bugging were unfounded.
Lex boasts some distinguished alumni who have gone on to make careers in business and government – including Nigel Lawson ( former Conservative Chancellor of the Exchequer ), Richard Lambert ( CBI director and former member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee ), Martin Taylor ( former chief executive of Barclays ), John Makinson ( chairman and chief executive of Penguin ), John Gardiner ( former chairman of Tesco ), David Freud ( former UBS banker and Labour adviser, now a Conservative peer ), John Kingman ( former head of UKFI and a banker at Rothschild ’ s ), George Graham ( RBS banker ), Andrew Balls ( head of European portfolio management at PIMCO ) and Jo Johnson ( Conservative Member of Parliament for Orpington ).
Group photograph of all Federal Labour Party MPs elected at the inaugural Australian federal election, 1901 | 1901 election, including Chris Watson, Andrew Fisher, Hughes, and Frank Tudor.
Since 2003, Portillo has appeared in the BBC weekly political discussion programme This Week with Andrew Neil and, until September 2010, Labour MP Diane Abbott.
Simpson Miller, as leader of the governing People's National Party ( PNP ), was sworn in as Prime Minister on 5 January 2012, succeeding Jamaica Labour Party ( JLP ) leader Andrew Holness.
At the 2008 CNWP conference a discussion forum was hosted by the campaign which was addressed by RMT general secretary Bob Crow, PCS Vice-President John McInally, Socialist Party councillor Dave Nellist, Labour left Simeon Andrew and RESPECT representative Rob Hoveman.