Betty Boothroyd

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Name: Betty Boothroyd
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Go on talent, not gender

Comments (0)DAVID Cameron is being bombarded by the feminist lobby to promote more women in his government.That's all very well but not as the result of a women-only short list.There are many excellent female MPs but the Prime Minister must make sure ... [Published Mid Devon Gazette - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Cheryl Gillan MP: 'A privilege to serve as a Minister but everyone is replaceable'

The former Secretary of State for Wales reflects on the delicate matter of Government reshuffles.Reshuffles set the governing party into real excitement. There are more than 100 Cabinet and lower ministerial posts in Government so the ambitious or hopeful ... [Published ePolitix.com - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor of Where? Mayor of Kirklees Coun Ken Smith plugs district on BBC Radio 1

The new Mayor of Kirklees took to the national airwaves to promote our district – but the radio hosts had no idea where it was.Coun Ken Smith featured on the ‘Mayor of Where’ slot on Greg James’ Radio 1 show last Wednesday – where the DJ, along with newsreader ... [Published Batley News - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Betty Boothroyd: 'Fix Palace of Westminster before it's too late'

Ex-West Bromwich MP and Commons speaker calls for urgent restoration work of historic buildingFormer Midland MP and House of Commons speaker Baroness Boothroyd has called for urgent action over the “worsening structural condition” of the Palace of We ... [Published Birmingham Mail - Jun 13 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

Vaguely milling around to find the right thing to do

We are all gripped by Indian election fever here. People who had not previously heard of anyone beyond the Gandhi-Nehru purview, and not much of that, are bandying names and acronyms about as familiarly as those of our own political parties and institutions. ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 06 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Miller should resign to 'save honour'

Culture Secretary Maria Miller should step down "as a question of honour", former Commons Speaker Baroness Betty Boothroyd has said. ... [Published BBC News Video - UK - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Feb 18 2014 - Updated Feb 18 2014 - 1 reports

Stop 'whining' about the noise at PMQs, Tory MPs tell John Bercow

Tory MPs have rounded on John Bercow for complaining about their behaviour in the House of Commons, insisting previous Speakers "never had the need to resort to whining". Tory MPs have rounded on John Bercow for complaining about their behaviour in the ... [Published Telegraph - Feb 18 2014]
First reported Feb 09 2014 - Updated Feb 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sunday Talking Heads: February, 9, 2014

ABC, CBS, CNN start out with Sochi Terror! and I’m sure we’ll all learn many things. WASHINGTON JOURNAL. ABC’S THIS WEEK: Sochi threats. House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) . Roundtable: Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), Rep. ... [Published Firedoglake - Feb 09 2014]

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Go on talent, not gender [Published Mid Devon Gazette - 23 hours ago]
Cheryl Gillan MP: 'A privilege to serve as a Mi... [Published ePolitix.com - Jul 14 2014]
Mayor of Where? Mayor of Kirklees Coun Ken Smit... [Published Batley News - Jun 26 2014]
Betty Boothroyd: 'Fix Palace of Westminster bef... [Published Birmingham Mail - Jun 13 2014]
Vaguely milling around to find the right thing ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 06 2014]
VIDEO: Miller should resign to 'save honour' [Published BBC News Video - UK - Apr 08 2014]
Stop 'whining' about the noise at PMQs, Tory MP... [Published Telegraph - Feb 18 2014]
Sunday Talking Heads: February, 9, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - Feb 09 2014]
'MP portraits will be pieces of history [Published Telegraph - Jan 15 2014]
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VIDEO: Miller should resign to 'save honour' [Published BBC News Video - UK - Apr 08 2014]
Culture Secretary Maria Miller should step down "as a question of honour", former Commons Speaker Baroness Betty Boothroyd has said. ...
Sunday Talking Heads: February, 9, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - Feb 09 2014]
ABC, CBS, CNN start out with Sochi Terror! and I’m sure we’ll all learn many things. WASHINGTON JOURNAL. ABC’S THIS WEEK: Sochi threats. House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) . Roundtable: Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), Rep. ...
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