Betty Boothroyd

Type: Person
Name: Betty Boothroyd
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Nostalgia with Margaret Watson: A truly priceless...

Recently I was privileged to be shown a marvellous little book published nearly 100 years ago which is one of the most important pieces of local social history I’ve come across in years.It is a war register showing details of men from the village of Hanging ... [Published Batley News - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

National Portrait Gallery Unveils Newly Commissioned Portrait of Baroness Boothroyd

A newly commissioned portrait of the first, and only, female Speaker of the House of Commons, Baroness Boothroyd, has been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery, it was announced today (Monday 13 October 2014). Commissioned by the National Portrait ... [Published Pressat - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Birmingham Mail Nostalgia Photos - our look back at this week in years gone by - October 10

VIEW GALLERY AA fascinating photograph of a Lucas assembly plant in Birmingham in around 1935.1536: William Tyndale, English religious reformer and translator of the Bible, was burned at the stake as a heretic.1829: Trials began at Rainhill for a locomotive ... [Published Birmingham Mail - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Dame Peggy Fenner

Peggy Fenner, appointed parliamentary secretary for agriculture by both Ted Heath and Margaret Thatcher. Photograph: Keystone/ , who has died aged 91, served for 22 years as a Conservative MP, first for Rochester and Chatham, and then, when the seat was ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow and 'the Aussie woman', Carol Mills

After Scotland's colourful referendum, British politics resumes in shades of grey. The annual conferences of Britain's three main parties, a prelude to the May 2015 election, began with Labour's comatose offering in Manchester (September 20-24). The event ... [Published Canberra Times - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Who is the greatest living Yorkshire woman? Cast your vote here

You voted Mirfield's Sir Patrick Stewart as the greatest living Yorkshireman - who is his female counterpart?Hundreds of you voted to crown Mirfield's Sir Patrick Stewart the greatest living Yorkshireman.The Hollywood actor beat off competition from Geoffrey ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Who is best Yorkshire man, or woman?

David Cameron named former Tory leader William Hague as the greatest living Yorkshireman, but not everyone has agreed with the accolade, or accuracy of the PM's accent.The Daily Politics heard from cricketing legend Dickie Bird, who suggested Judi Drench ... [Published BBC - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Today’s letters: Word play

Re:  Why You Should Never Say ‘He Or She,’  David Gelernter, Sept. 19; No, The Feminists Didn’t Ruin English , Robert Cushman, Sept. 30. In regards to how feminists distort the English language, Robert Cushman said that “people in theatre, however ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Who is the ‘Greatest Living Yorkshireman’?

William Hague was called 'the Greatest Living Yorkshireman' by David Cameron at the Tory annual conference. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for The Guardian. for the GuardianIs William Hague, Rotherham’s pint-necking drinks purveyor -turned Tory party ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Scots fears lead to call for 7-day opinion poll ban

Alt Text: The MoleBetty Boothroyd leads campaign as YouGov boss admits hedge funders have been seeking advance info Column The Mole Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:29am Amid fears that Scottish voters are being swayed by headline-grabbing opinion ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Watch The Moment Ian Paisley Got Thrown Out Of The House Of Commons

Firebrand preacher Dr Ian Paisley, who passed away today , was once thrown out of the House of Commons for calling a Tory cabinet minister a liar.In a tense stand-off in December 1993, speaker Betty Boothroyd ordered the Democratic and Unionist Party ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Betty Boothroyd Says Carol Mills Not Up To Job

Tagged: Speaker Watch ... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Aug 18 2014]
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Nostalgia with Margaret Watson: A truly pricele... [Published Batley News - Oct 14 2014]
National Portrait Gallery Unveils Newly Commiss... [Published Pressat - Oct 13 2014]
Birmingham Mail Nostalgia Photos - our look bac... [Published Birmingham Mail - Oct 10 2014]
Dame Peggy Fenner [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 08 2014]
House of Commons Speaker John Bercow and 'the A... [Published Canberra Times - Oct 06 2014]
Who is the greatest living Yorkshire woman? Cas... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Oct 06 2014]
Who is best Yorkshire man, or woman? [Published BBC - Oct 02 2014]
Today’s letters: Word play [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 02 2014]
Who is the ‘Greatest Living Yorkshireman’? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 01 2014]
Mikron mastermind honoured [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Sep 18 2014]
Scots fears lead to call for 7-day opinion poll... [Published The First Post: Latest - Sep 16 2014]
Watch The Moment Ian Paisley Got Thrown Out Of ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 12 2014]
The ‘Buckingham Bonaparte’ is cornered [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Aug 22 2014]
Betty Boothroyd Says Carol Mills Not Up To Job [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Aug 18 2014]
Betty Boothroyd and peers set to rebuke Cameron... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Jul 28 2014]
Vaguely milling around to find the right thing ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 06 2014]
Stop 'whining' about the noise at PMQs, Tory MP... [Published Telegraph - Feb 18 2014]
'MP portraits will be pieces of history [Published Telegraph - Jan 15 2014]
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Today’s letters: Word play [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 02 2014]
Re:  Why You Should Never Say ‘He Or She,’  David Gelernter, Sept. 19; No, The Feminists Didn’t Ruin English , Robert Cushman, Sept. 30. In regards to how feminists distort the English language, Robert Cushman said that “people in theatre, however ...
Betty Boothroyd Says Carol Mills Not Up To Job [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Aug 18 2014]
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