Betty Boothroyd

Type: Person
Name: Betty Boothroyd
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Tom Richmond: Act now to treat growing symptoms of NHS unease

DAVID Cameron is proud of his commitment to the National Health Service. As the Tory leader likes to remind voters: "Tony Blair explained his priorities in three words: education, education, education. I can do it in three letters: NHS."Despite Labour ... [Published Yorkshire Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

'I am the Beyonce of the House of Lords': Leader compares herself to singer in debate

Baroness Stowell described herself as an 'independent woman and a single lady' during a debate saying Lords might want to think of her as the Beyonce of the HouseThe Leader of the House of Lords tonight compared herself to singer Beyonce during a debate ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

What the papers say - July 29

The Times shows the ceramic poppies art installation at the Tower of London. It is called 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' and has been created by artist Paul Cummins.In the Mirror, a man with cancer says he was denied life-giving drugs on the NHS ... [Published BT.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Cameron Told He Should Give Equal Pay To Woman Minister

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron was attacked by lawmakers from all major parties over hisdecision to downgrade the status of the new leader in the U.K.parliament’s upper chamber and pay her less than her malepredecessor.Lawmakers in the House of Lords ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Betty Boothroyd and peers set to rebuke Cameron over Baroness Stowell’s exclusion from Cabinet

The intends to vent its irritation about its leader being denied their traditional full Cabinet slot in a debate tonight. Betty Boothroyd, the former Speaker of the House of Commons, will be leading the charge against David Cameron’s snub to the upper ... [Published Spectator - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Battleaxe Betty Boothroyd speaks up over sexism

There’s a sting in the tail of this session of parliament for the government.The Commons may have broken up for the summer last week but the hardworking House of Lords is still sitting.In reality peers only give the impression of industry. Once they do ... [Published Sunday Post - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Podcast – Scottie dogs and the ruff-erendum

A different sort of terrace talk also featuring Betty Boothroyd, Burt Bacharach and some unexpected bagpipes.If you want to know exactly what’s going on in politics listen to our Westminster correspondent James Millar on the House of Commons terrace discussing ... [Published Sunday Post - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Detention Inquiry launches with oral evidence

WHEN Chibong, a 28-year-old Nigerian, told the Betty Boothroyd room in Portcullis House that he has been in Colnbrook Centre for three years, there was an eruption. "Three years?" "No!" A woman in the third row had her head in her hands. The MPs present ... [Published ChurchTimes - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Go on Talent, Not Gender

David Cameron is being bombarded by the feminist lobby to promotemore women in his government.That's all very well but not as the result of a women-only shortlist.There are many excellent female MPs but the Prime Minister mustmake sure he does not ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 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 - Jul 22 2014]
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]

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Tom Richmond: Act now to treat growing symptoms... [Published Yorkshire Post - 1 hour ago]
What the papers say - July 29 [Published BT.com - Jul 29 2014]
Cameron Told He Should Give Equal Pay To Woman ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 28 2014]
'I am the Beyonce of the House of Lords': Leade... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
Betty Boothroyd and peers set to rebuke Cameron... [Published Spectator - Jul 28 2014]
Betty Boothroyd and peers set to rebuke Cameron... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Jul 28 2014]
Battleaxe Betty Boothroyd speaks up over sexism [Published Sunday Post - Jul 26 2014]
Podcast – Scottie dogs and the ruff-erendum [Published Sunday Post - Jul 26 2014]
Detention Inquiry launches with oral evidence [Published ChurchTimes - Jul 25 2014]
Go on Talent, Not Gender [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 23 2014]
Go on talent, not gender [Published Mid Devon Gazette - Jul 22 2014]
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]
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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