Gordon Brown

Type: Person
Name: Gordon Brown (James Gordon)
Title: Former Prime Minister (JUNE 2007-MAY 2011)
Organization: The Labour Party (United Kingdom)
Date of Birth: 1951-02-20
Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Gordon Brown
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Good news on the economy is bad news for Ed Miliband

The never-ending bills and pay freezes since the recession have made life especially stressful.But although few of us have started to feel better off yet, there is hope on the horizon.New figures show that, for the first time in six years, pay is now ... [Published Daily Express - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Budget Day Nouveau: your antidote to the annual news race

Every year, Barlow Robbins joins in the rush and publishes a detailed, technical analysis of the main budget issues within 24 hours of the Chancellor’s speech. For readers of this review, here is some slightly lighter reading on the budget theme.The word ... [Published Barlow Robbins - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

George Kerevan: A small risk for the greater good

Why Scots would do well to remember John Smith – and the fair and decent land that never was, writes George KerevanJOHN Smith, Labour leader and prime minister who never was, died 20 years ago next month, on 12 May, 1994. Like his political hero Hugh ... [Published The Scotsman - 8 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

No vote for iwi reps

Iwi will not have representation on influential council committees.A two hour long meeting at the New Plymouth District Council chambers tonight finished with five councillors voting in favour of the proposal and seven voting against it.Mayor Andrew Judd, ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

City Diary: Canaccord cans hot lunches under cost-cutting drive

Canaccord Genuity has laid off its in-house chef and two butlers, erasing the last trace of the jollier Hawkpoint days. In the good old days, board members’ lunches at stockbroker Collins Stewart Hawkpoint were convivial affairs.Before the company’s £253.5m ... [Published Telegraph - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Cornish Lib Dem peer says "bedroom tax" has "faile...

A Westcountry Liberal Democrat peer once charged with solving the rural housing crisis says the “bedroom tax” has “failed” to reduce housing waiting lists and save money, and “deprives” families of money they “need”.Lord Taylor of Goss Moor, MP for Truro ... [Published Western Morning News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Youth campaigner on summit stage

A YOUNG campaigner from Sunderland has taken to the stage with former Prime Minister Gordon Brown and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.David Crone, a member of the children’s charity Plan UK’s Youth Advisory Panel, joined the world leaders as part of ... [Published Sunderland Echo - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Education International joins global leaders to launch Emergency Coalition

Education International strengthened its global partnerships Thursday as it joined an emergency coalition of leaders set on getting all children into quality schools. Education International strengthened its global partnerships Thursday as it joined an ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

'Free-for-all' let Remploy workforce down

:00 0 commentsTWO local MPs are concerned a disabled workforce were let down by a Government policy that allowed a free-for-all when privatising Remploy without proper procedures.Questions need answering, says Gordon Brown.Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath MP ... [Published Central Fife Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Gordon Brown plans to send 400,000 Syrian refugee children back to school | The Rundown

99254Gordon Brown on guaranteeing education for refugee childrenJudy Woodruff talks with Gordon Brown, the former U.K. prime minister who is now the United Nations' special envoy for global education about efforts to educate Syrian refugee children in ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

UN chief teams up with global leaders, celebrities to get all children into school by 2015

10 April 2014 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today joined a prominent roster of global leaders, campaigners and celebrities in Washington, D.C. to help launch a new worldwide campaign that aims to get 57 million children into school.The launch of the ... [Published United Nations - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 reports

PM feels legacy of expenses anger

Article written byNick RobinsonPolitical editorMore from NickFive years after the scandal of MPs' expenses first broke little may seem to have changed.A prime minister defends his own when they come under fire, only to discover that the press, the public ... [Published BBC - Apr 09 2014]

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Good news on the economy is bad news for Ed Mil... [Published Daily Express - 2 hours ago]
Budget Day Nouveau: your antidote to the annual... [Published Barlow Robbins - 2 hours ago]
The Tories are killing our NHS [Published Morning Star Online - 4 hours ago]
Problems with both pro-indy and pro-union campa... [Published For Argyll.com - 4 hours ago]
In the era of hung politics, all three main par... [Published New Statesman - 5 hours ago]
George Kerevan: A small risk for the greater good [Published The Scotsman - 8 hours ago]
Dismay as iwi voting rights denied [Published stuff.co.nz - 11 hours ago]
New head of GCHQ can speak 'spook, politician a... [Published Telegraph - 11 hours ago]
Robert Hannigan: GCHQ director who can balance ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 14 hours ago]
Where have voters gone since 2010? [Published New Statesman - 16 hours ago]
Why should Scotland care if the rest of us are ... [Published Telegraph - 20 hours ago]
No vote for iwi reps [Published Taranaki Daily News - 21 hours ago]
City Diary: Canaccord cans hot lunches under co... [Published Telegraph - 22 hours ago]
Reforming our education [Published Pakistan Observer - 23 hours ago]
LCP LAUNCH 4TH PROPERTY FUND TO TAKE ADVANTAGE... [Published Global Banking & Finance Review - Apr 15 2014]
RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Makes you ashamed to be Bri... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 15 2014]
Tony Blair denies Nick Clegg's suggestion he is... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
Andrew Whitaker: General Election has echoes of... [Published The Scotsman - Apr 14 2014]
UN UNITED NATIONS : Activities of Secretary-Gen... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
Cornish Lib Dem peer says "bedroom tax" has "fa... [Published Western Morning News - Apr 14 2014]
Publish Chilcot report on Iraq war now, says Ni... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
LCP launches fourth property fund to take advan... [Published Property Funds World - Apr 14 2014]
Youth campaigner on summit stage [Published Sunderland Echo - Apr 14 2014]
Youth campaigner on summit stage [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
Education International joins global leaders to... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 14 2014]
Government commits to cutting digital exclusion... [Published UKauthorITy.com - Apr 14 2014]
'Free-for-all' let Remploy workforce down [Published Central Fife Times - Apr 14 2014]
Rescue 1122, AFSA sign MoU for cooperation [Published Daily Times - Apr 13 2014]
Moses Owen Browne, Jr appointed Global Youth Am... [Published Liberian Dialogue - Apr 13 2014]
EU repeals controversial data retention law [Published Institution of Electrical Engineers - Apr 13 2014]
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Osborne to IMF: I Told You So Third Year of Exp... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Apr 11 2014]
Chancellor Zero is no more. Growth is back, even the neo-Keynesians at the FT and the wonks at the IMF can’t deny that the UK expanded faster than the rest of the G7 last year and will probably do the same this year. George Osborne is in Washington ...
Paying for a global education [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Apr 11 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7kEmN6Fjf8&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Paying for a global education According to Gordon Brown, the United Nations special envoy for global education, ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Greening: act now for Syr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 10 2014]
Source: Department for International DevelopmentCountry: Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Justine Greening urges international donors to deliver on their promises to help thousands of children ...
Local By-Election Preview: April 10th 2014 [Published politicalbetting.com - Apr 10 2014]
Belle Vue on Cumbria (Labour Defence) Result of last election to council (2013): Labour 35, Conservatives 26, Liberal Democrats 16, Independents 7 (No Overall Control, Labour short by 8)Result of last election in ward (2013): Labour 760 (66%), Conservatives ...
How central banks are breeding a crisis the IMF... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Apr 09 2014]
According to the old saw, forecasting is difficult, especially when it’s about the future. It’s a truism which the International Monetary Fund — focused, perhaps inevitably, on the rear view mirror rather than the road ahead — has been repeatedly forced ...
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