Ann Widdecombe

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Name: Ann Widdecombe
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: PMQs 'not different for women'

Former politician Ann Widdecombe says Prime Minister's Questions are not "especially difficult for women".It comes after Commons Speaker John Bercow said several female MPs complained they were "so bad" they no longer take part. ... [Published BBC - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Business guru Liz Barclay wants to see an end to experiments on cats and dogs

16/04/2014Business guru Liz Barclay is well known and respected for her common sense approach to finances and her advice for managing money.As the Consumer Advice Columnist for the Independent on Sunday, her clear head and sound counsel makes her a regular ... [Published BUAV - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

MCC Launches Innovative Once-in-a-Childhood Run the Council for a Day Competition

Finalists with MCC Chairman County Councillor David DoveyThe finale of the inaugural ‘Run the Council for a Day’ contest took place on Thursday 10th April when seven lucky youngsters shared the role of “Acting Chief Executive” of Monmouthshire County ... [Published Welsh Icons - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

LATEST: Sarah Wollaston speaks for first time about her part in...

TOTNES MP Sarah Wollaston has today spoken for the first time about her part in the Nigel Evans sexual harassment case.The Tory MP said she has been forced to put her side because she has been shocked by the backlash and ‘rank hostility’ she has faced ... [Published Torquay Herald Express - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Church of England faces ‘crisis’ as first priest defies teachings to marry gay partner

The first Church of England priest has broken ranks to marry his same-sex partner as a senior member warns of “crisis” if such clergy members are not “disciplined”.Canon Jeremy Pemberton, got married to his partner Laurence Cunnington on Saturday.The ... [Published Pink News - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Former Home Office minister Ann Widdecombe delivers Harold Wilson Lecture at Huddersfield University

Former Tory MP says Britain is becoming a "Big Brother society"Former Home Office minister Ann Widdecombe believes Britain is becoming a “Big Brother society” where free speech is under threat.Speaking in Huddersfield, Miss Widdecombe said anti-discrimination ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Saying a huge ‘thank you’

EVERYONE at Make A Difference, Tavistock, would like to say a huge thank you to all the kind people — local and from afar — for their phenomenal support and generosity at the recent Pledges Evening.We are completely dependent on events like this to be ... [Published Horrabridge Today - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 4 reports

Archbishop of Canterbury defends Anglican position on gays from Ann Widdecombe attack

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has defended the Church of England’s position on gay relationships from an attack by former MP Ann Widdecombe, saying the issue is “complex” and that “people can’t help being gay”.During the hour-long phone-in ... [Published Pink News - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Ann Widdecombe tells Exeter business breakfast she favouirs quitting EU

Ann Widdecombe with, from left “Andrew Maynard (Michelmores), Rowena Cross (British Red Cross), A Bobbie Barclay (British Red Cross), Jonpaul Hedge (Editor, Express & Echo)Comments (0)Former Government Minister and Strictly Come Dancing star Ann Widdecombe ... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 3 reports

Ann Widdecombe: Nigel Evans is ‘truthful, considerate, kind and gentle’

Testimonials from a whole series of Westminster figures, including former MP Ann Widdecombe, have been read out in court at the trial of former deputy speaker Nigel Evans.Mr Evans denies rape, two indecent assaults and six sexual assaults.The Ribble Valley ... [Published Pink News - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Quotes of the Day: Piers Morgan, Ann Widdecombe, Gary Lineker

Comments (0)"He is the worst Prime Minister in my 43 years in the House. Much worse than Margaret Thatcher because he is not interested in people" - Veteran Labour MP Sir Gerald Kaufman on David Cameron."The hideous spectre that I may end up worth £1 ... [Published Gloucestershire Echo Online - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Hair tips for the Duchess from Ann Widdecombe

Ann Widdecombe gives tips to The Duchess of Cambridge in today’s Express in light of a family portrait. “Kate’s hair is beginning to look messy. Perhaps HRH should experiment with new styles.”The ex-Tory MP had her own bob transformed at the hands of ... [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 02 2014]

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Meanwhile, former Home Office minister Ann Widdecombe has defended Mr Evans, saying "the odd drunken pass does not make someone a rapist"

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VIDEO: PMQs 'not different for women' [Published BBC - Apr 18 2014]
Business guru Liz Barclay wants to see an end t... [Published BUAV - Apr 16 2014]
MCC Launches Innovative Once-in-a-Childhood Run... [Published Welsh Icons - Apr 16 2014]
Why must we have a Minister for Women? [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Apr 15 2014]
LATEST: Sarah Wollaston speaks for first time a... [Published Torquay Herald Express - Apr 15 2014]
MP 'Offered To Step Down' If Nigel Evans' Accus... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 15 2014]
Roger Bolton presents Holy Places feature [Published Radio Today - Apr 14 2014]
Former Home Office minister Ann Widdecombe deli... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Apr 13 2014]
Church of England faces ‘crisis’ as first pries... [Published Pink News - Apr 13 2014]
Saying a huge ‘thank you’ [Published Horrabridge Today - Apr 11 2014]
Webcam Girls: At Your Service (Channel 5, 11pm)... [Published The Sentinel - Apr 10 2014]
Profile: Nigel Evans [Published BBC - Apr 10 2014]
Breaking: MP Nigel Evans cleared of rape and se... [Published Pink News - Apr 10 2014]
Can Anyone Win the 2016 Republican Nomination? [Published Mother Jones - Apr 09 2014]
Vugt: Calvary [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 06 2014]
Archbishop of Canterbury defends Anglican posit... [Published Pink News - Apr 04 2014]
Archbishop of Canterbury claims African Christi... [Published The Independent - Apr 04 2014]
Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, Says Ch... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 04 2014]
Archbishop warns over gay marriage [Published Thurrock Gazette - Apr 04 2014]
Justin Welby wrestles with same-sex marriage is... [Published Christian Today - Apr 04 2014]
African Christians will be killed if C of E acc... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
Ann Widdecombe tells Exeter business breakfast ... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Apr 04 2014]
Street preacher case proves ‘we’re free to voic... [Published Christian Institute - Apr 03 2014]
Ann Widdecombe: Nigel Evans is ‘truthful, consi... [Published Pink News - Apr 03 2014]
Sex trial MP 'liked by all sides' [Published BBC - Apr 03 2014]
Deputy speaker backs ‘trusted friend’ Evans [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 03 2014]
Keith Simpson's Easter Reading List [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Apr 03 2014]
Quotes of the Day: Piers Morgan, Ann Widdecombe... [Published Gloucestershire Echo Online - Apr 02 2014]
Hair tips for the Duchess from Ann Widdecombe [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 02 2014]
Nine Inconsequential Facts About Mark Menzies [Published The Independent - Mar 31 2014]
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Keith Simpson's Easter Reading List [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Apr 03 2014]
Guest Post by Keith Simpson MP Whilst FCO ministers will be spending the Easter Recess valiantly dealing with many “little local difficulties” abroad, many MPs of all parties will be going around the country, in the words of Willie Whitelaw, “stirring ...
20 (Good & Bad) Personal Reasons to Remember 2013 [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Dec 24 2013]
1. I was given the opportunity to present Drive on LBC after two and half years presenting the evening show. More HERE 2. Buying our new house in Lammas in Norfolk.3. Winning Radio presenter of the year at the Arqiva awards in July.4. 2013 was the ...
Don't tell women MPs to 'man up'. We're tough e... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Dec 05 2013]
Melissa Kite is wrong. Women MPs run departments, lead debates and hold ministers to account Melissa Kite asks why "women still find life in the Commons so unbearable", telling us to "toughen up" ( Man up, women MPs , 29 November). If that's her view, ...
Women MPs must man up. We need more battleaxes,... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Nov 28 2013]
Laura Sandys has joined the exodus of women MPs. How much is macho posturing in the Commons to blame? As yet another female Tory MP announces she is to stand down, the soul-searching has begun about why women still find life in the Commons so unbearable. ...
PB Nighthawks is now open [Published politicalbetting.com - Nov 12 2013]
Home of the web’s best political conversation If you’ve had a Bad Day, why not relax, and converse into the night on the day’s events in PB NightHawks. If you’re a lurker, why not delurk this One Time, if in the past you’ve said you’d never delurk, ...
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