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As President of the Board of Trade, he was the driving force behind the Statistics of Trade Act 1947, which is still the authority governing most economic statistics in Great Britain.
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President and Board
For this concept of an Advisory Board, ancillary to the Board of Trustees, we are indebted to the late President of Harvard University, A. Lawrence Lowell, a master of the subject of the structure of cultural institutions and their administration.
Dr. James Brown Fisk, physicist, President of the Bell Telephone Laboratories, was elected to the Board of Trustees.
At the meeting of the Board of Trustees, on March 3, 1910, Miss Upton presented the annual report of the President.
ACM is led by a Council consisting of the President, Vice – President, Treasurer, Past President, SIG Governing Board Chair, Publications Board Chair, three representatives of the SIG Governing Board, and seven Members – At – Large.
The first attempt at legislation was drafted by the President of the Board of Control, Lord Ellenborough, who had previously served as Governor-General of India ( 1841 – 44 ).
The appointment of the governor is the responsibility of the government, head of the Board of Directors, with the approval of the President of the Republic ( formally a decree of the President ).
* President – legally recognized highest " titled " corporate officer, and usually a member of the Board of Directors.
Stafford Cripps became President of the Board of Trade, Herbert Morrison was given the post of Deputy Prime Minister and given overall control of Labour's nationalisation programme, Aneurin Bevan became Minister of Health, and Ellen Wilkinson, the only woman to serve in Attlee's government, became Minister of Education.
Members of the Board of Education, chaired by the President of the board, served as ex-officio trustees.
The Britannica has an Editorial Board of Advisors, which includes 12 distinguished scholars: author Nicholas Carr, religion scholar Wendy Doniger, political economist Benjamin M. Friedman, Council on Foreign Relations President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb, computer scientist David Gelernter, Physics Nobel laureate Murray Gell-Mann, Carnegie Corporation of New York President Vartan Gregorian, philosopher Thomas Nagel, cognitive scientist Donald Norman, musicologist Don Michael Randel, Stewart Sutherland, Baron Sutherland of Houndwood, President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and cultural anthropologist Michael Wesch.
In 2003, former management consultant Jorge Aguilar-Cauz was appointed President of Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Cauz is the senior executive and reports directly to the Britannica's Board of Directors.
During Yale's Presidency, a plan for setting up a corporation in Madras was conceived by Josiah Child, the President of the Board of Directors of the East India Company, in a letter addressed to the factors at Madras on September 28, 1687.
According to the Board of Governors, the Federal Reserve is independent within government in that " its monetary policy decisions do not have to be approved by the President or anyone else in the executive or legislative branches of government.
President and Trade
Little happened until the beginning of 1886, but with the re-election of Jules Grévy as President and his appointment of Edouard Lockroy as Minister for Trade decisions began to be made.
* James C. Miller III, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission and Budget Director for President Ronald Reagan
He enjoyed good relationships with union leaders like Albert Monk, President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, and Jim Healy, leader of the radical Waterside Workers Federation and he gained a reputation for tolerance, restraint and a willingness to compromise, although his controversial decision to use troops to take control of cargo facilities during a waterside dispute in Bowen, Queensland in September 1953 provoked bitter criticism.
* 1993 – United States House of Representatives passes resolution to establish the North American Free Trade Agreement after greater authority in trade negotiations was granted to President George H. W. Bush in 1991.
Peru has signed a number of free trade agreements, including the 2007 United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement, and agreements with Chile, Canada, Singapore, Thailand and China. Under President Alan Garcia administration Peru achieved a bilateral Trade agreement with U. S. since 2010 to improve exports for its country and reach in August 2011 its pick in exports of more than 4, 700 MM.
Like President Clinton, Israel and the Likud party now formally agreed that the objectionable clauses of the charter had been abrogated, in official statements and statements by Prime Minister Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Sharon, Defense Minister Mordechai and Trade and Industry Minister Sharansky.
The Cabinet, along with the PM, consists of Secretaries of State from the various government departments, the Lord High Chancellor, the Lord Privy Seal, the President of the Board of Trade, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Ministers without portfolio.
The legislation emanated from President Woodrow Wilson's 1919 Federal Trade Commission report, which investigated and discovered " manipulations, controls, trusts, combinations, or restraints out of harmony with the law or the public interest " in the meat packing industry.
* The North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ), which phases out trade barriers between the United States, Mexico, and Canada is signed into law by U. S. President Bill Clinton.
Very few EOP ( Executive Office of the President ) officials are required to be confirmed by the Senate, although there are a handful of exceptions to this rule ( e. g., the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Chair and members of the Council of Economic Advisers, and the United States Trade Representative ).
Per, an implementing bill for a Fast track negotiating authority ( Trade Promotion Authority ) trade agreement submitted by the President is introduced ( by request ) in the House by the majority leader of the House and ( by request ) in the Senate by the majority leader of the Senate.
In 1906 Lloyd George entered the new Liberal Cabinet of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman as President of the Board of Trade.
The main attack came from Stanley Baldwin, then President of the Board of Trade, who spoke of Lloyd George as a " dynamic force " who would break the Conservative Party.
Trade unionists initially arrested for protesting working conditions were released on the order of President Ben Ali and officially pardoned in October 2009 in a move that was welcomed by Amnesty International.
Entering the Cabinet as Minister of Labour in 1959, he was then Lord Privy Seal responsible for Macmillan's unsuccessful EEC entry negotiations, then President of the Board of Trade.
Under Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home he was President of the Board of Trade and Secretary of State for Industry, Trade and Regional Development, and oversaw the abolition of retail price maintenance.
Entering Parliament in 1945, Harold Wilson was appointed the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Works and rose quickly through the ranks, becoming the Secretary for Overseas Trade two years later and finally being appointed to the Cabinet as the President of the Board of Trade in 1947.
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For lawyers, reflecting perhaps their parochial preferences, there has been a special fascination since then in the role played by the Supreme Court in that transformation -- the manner in which its decisions altered in `` the switch in time that saved nine '', President Roosevelt's ill-starred but in effect victorious `` Court-packing plan '', the imprimatur of judicial approval that was finally placed upon social legislation.
Retiring to his beloved Mount Vernon, he returned to preside over the Federal Convention, and was the only man in history to be unanimously elected President.
'' The other important difference between the two Constitutions was that the President of the Confederacy held office for six ( instead of four ) years, and was limited to one term.
Ironically no president we have had would have regretted more than President Eisenhower the possibility to which his own words, in the press conference held at the beginning of August, testified: that unable as he was himself to say his running was best for the country, unconsciously he had placed his party before his nation.
A little boy came to give the President his personal condolences, and the President gave word that any little boy who wanted to see him was to be shown in.
Now and then, the President would call for `` Little Jack, Master of the Hounds '', which was his nickname for a messenger who had worked in the White House since Teddy Roosevelt's administration, and discuss the welfare of some one of the animals.
Rob Roy was well aware of the importance of this mission, and he would walk in front of the President, looking neither to the right nor to the left.
It was her job to stand at the foot of the stairs, and, just as the First Lady stepped off the last tread, Mama would straighten out her long train before she marched to the Blue Room to greet her guests with the President.
In the judgment of Chief of Staff Scott it was ironic that the draft policy of a Democratic President, aimed at Germany, had to be pushed through the House of Representatives by the ranking minority member of the Military Affairs Committee -- a Republican Jew born in Germany!!
When Fosdick showed the letter to Baker his negative response was: `` For God's sake, Raymond, don't show this to the President or he'll stop the war ''.
This statement recalls the 1959 Berlin crisis, when President Eisenhower first told reporters that Berlin could not be defended with conventional weapons and then added that a nuclear defense was out of the picture too.
President Kennedy's latest warning to the Communist world that the United States will build up its military strength to meet any challenge in Berlin or elsewhere was, somewhat surprisingly, reported in full text or fairly accurate excerpts behind the Iron Curtain.
`` President Kennedy's enlargement of the American military program was welcomed on Wall Street as a stimulus to the American munitions industry.
President Kennedy was right when he said, `` We shall never negotiate out of fear and we never shall fear to negotiate ''.
We wish the President would remember that `` fiscal responsibility '' was the battle-cry of the party that lost the election.
You remember the words of President Kennedy a week or so ago, when someone asked him when he was in Canada, and Dean Rusk was in Europe, and Vice President Johnson was in Asia, `` Who is running the store ''??