Edwina Currie

Type: Person
Name: Edwina Currie
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

It’s Chocs Away as consumers swoop for real eggs 18/04/2014

This Easter marks the 25th since Health Minister Edwina Currie’s comments sparked the salmonella crisis of the late 1980s – and the contrast could not be starker, with egg producers anticipating bumper sales over the holiday weekend as shoppers flock ... [Published British Lion Eggs - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

United Nations investigator accuses Britain of "pervasive" sexism

A United Nations investigator says sexism in Britain is more pervasive than it is in any other country. Rashida Manjo, who comes from South Africa, says Britain's 'boys' club culture' and media sexualisation of women means it tops the list of the most ... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Who's the greatest? Edwina Currie, avian flu' and the Tweets

The world seems to be awash with opinion polls and surveys but there is an important message from the latest poll. To mark their 140th birthday this year, leading poultry publication Poultry World ran a survey to find out what and who are “the greatest” ... [Published Farming Futures - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Is Britain really the most sexist country?

As a UN human rights official claims sexism in Britain is more pervasive than any other country, comedian Ava Vidal argues it's all relative and reveals the worst responses she gets whenever she calls out sexism So, Immediately, people disagreed with ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Poultry World marks 140th birthday

This week marks the 140th anniversary of Farmers Weekly ’s sister title Poultry World .Launched as The Fancier’s Gazette on 11 April 1874 (pictured), the magazine was originally aimed at “the fancy” – being an exhibitors’ journal for those with an interest ... [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Nigel Evans cleared but shaken after trial ordeal

Nigel Evans after his arrest in May last year. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PAAs the son of Swansea newsagents, Nigel Evans has always stood out in the modern Tory party. A friendly and wholly untribal figure – with none of the airs and graces of more senior ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Accessing Safe Water In Nigeria

By Musbau RasakBritish politician and novelist, Edwina Currie, once said that, instead of drinking Coca Colas, turn on the tap and drink what the good Lord gave us. Water is a vital resource that constitutes a new strategic issue that mobilises the entire ... [Published PM News Nigeria - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Food bank demand continues to grow

There is no doubt that the need for food banks has grown across the country as a result of this coalition Government’s policies. Crawley is no exception.This makes it even more concerning when Tories from the eighties like Edwina Currie and Norman Tebbit ... [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: TV show on food banks

I am writing about the recent Panorama TV programme concerning food banks and food poverty, which was broadcast a few weeks ago. The programme featured a visit by the former Conservative minister Edwina Currie to the Arena Church food bank, Belfield ... [Published Ilkeston Advertiser - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Budget 2014 offered up plenty for pensioners but ZILCH for the 912,000 jobless kids

Mirror columnist Brian Reade says that at the 2010 election, voters' average age was 49. Next year it will be closer to 51. And in that lies the keyWhen Russell Brand urged young people not to vote he was called an overpaid, ­over-sexed, ex-junkie ­cynically ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Feb 20 2014 - Updated Feb 20 2014 - 2 reports

If these silly modern female MPs cant cope, they shouldnt be there

Former Conservative MPs Edwina Currie and Ann Widdecombe have said women who struggle with the atmosphere in the House of Commons shouldn’t be there Ms Currie, a former Conservative MP, told Telegraph Wonder Women: "I think one or two current female MPs ... [Published Telegraph - Feb 20 2014]
First reported Feb 05 2014 - Updated Feb 05 2014 - 2 reports

In the tawdry benefits debate, no politician speaks of moral obligations – so I will

David Cameron has a woman problem. It's so bad that even men can see it. Even Ed Miliband. But there are still a couple of women who are out to help fragrant Dave. That failed business woman Katie Hopkins, for one, who lives hand-to-mouth by inciting ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 05 2014]

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It’s Chocs Away as consumers swoop for real egg... [Published British Lion Eggs - Apr 18 2014]
United Nations investigator accuses Britain of ... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 17 2014]
Britain Branded the Most Sexist Country in the ... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 17 2014]
Who's the greatest? Edwina Currie, avian flu' a... [Published Farming Futures - Apr 16 2014]
Is Britain really the most sexist country? [Published Telegraph - Apr 15 2014]
UN: Britain's sexism more 'pervasive' than any ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]
United Nations: Britain Ravaged By Sexism Becau... [Published International Business Times UK - Apr 15 2014]
Britain's 'boys' club' culture makes it the mos... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 15 2014]
UN: sexism more pervasive in Britain than anywh... [Published Telegraph - Apr 15 2014]
UN: Britain sexism more 'pervasive' than any ot... [Published Telegraph - Apr 15 2014]
Poultry World marks 140th birthday [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - Apr 11 2014]
A few feathers in our cap [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - Apr 11 2014]
Nigel Evans cleared but shaken after trial ordeal [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
Nigel Evans is cleared of sex offences [Published Telegraph - Apr 10 2014]
Nigel Evans cleared of raping university studen... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
Accessing Safe Water In Nigeria [Published PM News Nigeria - Apr 10 2014]
Nigel Evans defence: MP guilty of being an 'old... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 07 2014]
Food bank demand continues to grow [Published Crawley Observer - Apr 05 2014]
Working class, working proud [Published Morning Star Online - Apr 03 2014]
Letter: TV show on food banks [Published Ilkeston Advertiser - Mar 22 2014]
Budget 2014 offered up plenty for pensioners bu... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Mar 21 2014]
British Lion celebrates 15 years of safeguardin... [Published British Lion Eggs - Mar 19 2014]
Review: Chocolate, laughs and silliness in The ... [Published Getbucks - Mar 18 2014]
Class worriers: why posh Londoners want to live... [Published London Evening Standard - Mar 14 2014]
Hungry Britain: why Panorama's documentary is l... [Published Grocer - Mar 13 2014]
Casualties can be kept to a minimum by good sto... [Published Southern Reporter - Mar 13 2014]
Jack Monroe: 'I'm a lefty, liberal, lezzer cook' [Published Observer - Mar 06 2014]
Spitting Image: Years haven’t dulled sharp sa... [Published Socialist Worker - Mar 04 2014]
Food poverty: Panorama, Edwina Currie and the m... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 03 2014]
If these silly modern female MPs cant cope, the... [Published Telegraph - Feb 20 2014]
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VIDEO: Currie: Food banks not the way forward [Published BBC News Video - Politics - Feb 10 2014]
Food banks are "not the way forward" says the former Tory MP Edwina Currie, who argues they could be doing more harm than good. ...
In the tawdry benefits debate, no politician sp... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 05 2014]
Take away our obligations to each other as a society, and the welfare state becomes expendable. So who is fighting for it? David Cameron has a woman problem. It's so bad that even men can see it. Even Ed Miliband. But there are still a couple of women ...
British Sarah Palin-Type Lady Is Quite Cross In... [Published Wonkette - Jan 28 2014]
Don’t British people always sound so jolly and polite? With their pip pip cheerio and their codswallop and fiddle sticks, we’re sure they are always just saying lovely things, even if we can’t understand a Limey word. Today we are very sad to ...
Crime figures: number crunching | Editorial [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Jan 24 2014]
The trend behind the headlines suggests crime and policing policy has less influence than politicians want to believe The latest crime figures show another remarkable fall , down by 10%. Crime is now at its lowest level since 1982, the year the crime ...
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