Clement Attlee

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Name: Clement Attlee
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Melanie McDonagh: Faith remains Britain’s main spur to charity

“Although it is right to recognise the contribution made by many Christians to social action, it is wrong to try to exceptionalise their contribution when it is equalled by British people of different beliefs. This needlessly fuels enervating sectarian ... [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

On this day: Aneurin Bevan resigned as minister

: The Royal Society was constituted by Royal Charter from Charles II.1796: France’s Napoleon Bonaparte defeated Piedmont army at Mondovi.1822: Turkish fleet captured island of Chios off Greece and massacred Christian inhabitants or sold them as slave ... [Published The Scotsman - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

As the tide of faith retreats here, it surges forward elsewhere

reviews The Essay: The Retreating Roar (Radio 3) Probably in 1851, Matthew Arnold wrote a short, great and, later, famous poem called "Dover Beach". It describes the view of the shingle by moonlight, as seen from a window. It is addressed to an unnamed ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

India is Moving Right

If it is coincidence then it is a remarkable one. Disparate democracies the world over seem to be making a right turn. Japan was in the van, electing the nationalistic-minded Shinzo Abe as prime minister for a second time. President Barack Obama’s somewhat ... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

If Kinnock had become prime minister

This has to be one of the more ironic disclosures I have received in response to a Freedom of Information request.It is a document that was never used. It was prepared by the civil service in case the 1992 general election resulted in a Labour victory ... [Published BBC - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

David Maddox: Welfare could be legacy of coalition

TONY Blair was, infamously, supposed to be obsessed with his legacy, and his successors have shown the same desire to make a mark on history.Ironically, the two post-war Prime Ministers who did most to shape the world we live in and had genuine legacies ... [Published The Scotsman - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

ILLTYD HARRINGTON: Taking to the streets over HS2 vandalism - why extra-parliamentary action is sometimes necessary

Illtyd Harrington and Margaret Thatcher - but was the former prime minister a subversive?Published: 3 April, 2014by ILLTYD HARRINGTONIF you were quick this week you might have seen Labour sending up rockets saying “Don’t get your hopes up. If elected ... [Published Camden New Journal - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tony Benn remembered

PAUL DONOVAN pays tribute to the late, great giant of politicsTony Benn was a great champion of working people. Loved seemingly universally, it troubled him in later life that he could be well regarded by the Sunday Telegraph."If I'm a national treasure ... [Published Morning Star Online - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Prince Harry given use of government helicopter by Kazakhstan on ski trip

Prince Harry took Cressida Bonas for a long weekend to Shymbulak with friends Prince Harry has taken his girlfriend Cressida Bonas on a skiing trip to Kazakhstan, where they were given the use of a government helicopter to ferry them to the slopes.The ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

‘It was love at first sight’ - Couple celebrate diamond anniversary

John Wayne was the big star at the box office, Clement Attlee won a General Election and England's footballers suffered a humiliating World Cup defeat in Brazil.The average weekly wage was £5, a three bed semi would set you back £350 and a new Ford Popular ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Life after World War One

The "Lost Generation" of World War One was not entirely lost, as the many talented, forceful and successful people of the post-war years show.Earlier this year we looked at high achievers who died before their full potential was realised.They included ... [Published BBC - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 05 2014 - Updated Mar 06 2014 - 2 reports

White face, blue collar, grey hair: the 'left behind' voters only Ukip understands

For more than a century our politics has been dominated by three parties, thanks in no small part to a first-past-the-post system that stacks the deck against new challengers. Confronted with this almost insurmountable barrier, those who dream of remaking ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 05 2014]

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Melanie McDonagh: Faith remains Britain’s main ... [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 22 2014]
On this day: Aneurin Bevan resigned as minister [Published The Scotsman - Apr 22 2014]
Ratan Tata now Knight Commander as Queen confer... [Published Indian Weekender - Apr 21 2014]
As the tide of faith retreats here, it surges f... [Published Telegraph - Apr 20 2014]
David Cameron 'does God' and puts faith on the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
India is Moving Right [Published New Indian Express - Apr 18 2014]
Welcome to Militant England [Published New Statesman - Apr 18 2014]
Roy Jenkins, the viceroy from Abersychan [Published Camden New Journal - Apr 15 2014]
Conrad Black: Quebec is ready to deal [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 12 2014]
UK queen confers Knight Commander rank on Ratan... [Published Times of India - Apr 10 2014]
If Kinnock had become prime minister [Published BBC - Apr 10 2014]
David Maddox: Welfare could be legacy of coalition [Published The Scotsman - Apr 07 2014]
John Bird: Does Labour need to get back to its ... [Published The Big Issue - Apr 07 2014]
From Street to Trench exhibition offers persona... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 03 2014]
ILLTYD HARRINGTON: Taking to the streets over H... [Published Camden New Journal - Apr 03 2014]
Tony Benn remembered [Published Morning Star Online - Mar 29 2014]
The broken legacy of Roy Jenkins [Published New Statesman - Mar 26 2014]
Churchill Versus the Media [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Mar 25 2014]
Who are the Left? A Liberal Response [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Mar 25 2014]
The Kazakh oligarch 'hosting' Prince Harry and ... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 25 2014]
Prince Harry given use of government helicopter... [Published Telegraph - Mar 25 2014]
Your History: How Churchill liked his Plymouth Gin [Published Plymouth Herald - Mar 24 2014]
This Day in History: 1953 - Queen Mary dies pea... [Published Macau Daily Times - Mar 24 2014]
‘It was love at first sight’ - Couple celebrate... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 23 2014]
‘It was love at first sight’ - Couple celebrate... [Published Horncastle News - Mar 23 2014]
Roy Jenkins: A Well Rounded Life review – 'a ma... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 23 2014]
CRAIG BROWN: Mad about the Roy: It's so easy to... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 22 2014]
Property Prices [Published The Lady - Mar 21 2014]
How does Labour win in 2015? [Published Progress Labour's Progressives - Mar 20 2014]
Remembering Tony Benn [Published The Nation - Mar 20 2014]
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Conrad Black: Quebec is ready to deal [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 12 2014]
The supreme hour for a resolution of the Quebec issue could be at hand. All Canadian posterity could be liberated from endlessly debating that hackneyed question as all living Canadians have for most of our lives. It has been such a terribly intractable ...
The Politics of Dignity [Published The Moderate Voice - Mar 11 2014]
This is the thirteenth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity ( Berrett-Koehler , 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree . CHAPTER 8: THE POLITICS OF ...
White face, blue collar, grey hair: the 'left b... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 05 2014]
Farage's core voters are not EU-obsessed Tories, but working-class men. Labour cannot afford to ignore their real concerns For more than a century our politics has been dominated by three parties, thanks in no small part to a first-past-the-post system ...
Models of Dignity [Published The Moderate Voice - Jan 21 2014]
This is the sixth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity ( Berrett-Koehler , 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree . Chapter 3: MODELS OF DIGNITY ...
Margaret Thatcher Still Number 1 in Poll of Bri... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jan 03 2014]
The late Baroness Thatcher has topped yet another popularity poll, further cementing her claim as Britain's best post-war prime minister.  Members of the UK Parliament (MPs) resoundingly backed the conservative prime minister's tenure, according ...
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