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 10 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Gordon Brown: 'The only person who could privatise Scotland's NHS is Alex Salmond'

Former prime minister leads counter-attack on SNP's health care claims after week of growing focus on the NHS Scots benefit more from a UK-wide NHS than the English, Gordon Brown said on Friday as he led a counter-attack against Alex Salmond's privatisation ... [Published Telegraph - 10 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Sturgeon challenges Labour to support Scottish independence pension plans

Written by Adam Cadle 22/08/2014Labour should pull away from supporting Conservative party plans that would see payments to Scottish pensioners cut, Scotland’s deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.Labour is backing plans to increase the state ... [Published Pensions Age - 13 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Yes campaign reaches one million signature milestone

IN May 2011 when the SNP won the Holyrood election with an overwhelming majority they were given a mandate by the Scottish electorate to fulfil their desire to seek a referendum on the restoration of Scottish Independence. One year later when launching ... [Published EuroWeeklyNews - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Editorial: Grayling's dig at charities needs putting in context

In 2012, the theme was charities stuffed with Labourites; last year, it was the excessive salaries of charity chief executives; this year, it’s charities opposing the government (because they’re stuffed with Labourites). Credit for consistency and persistence, ... [Published ThirdSector - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Scottish Independence Would Put Scotland In A 'Neo-Colonial' Position, Warns Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown has urged Scots to "think twice" before voting 'Yes,' in a stark warning against independence as the referendum campaign enters its final stage today with just four weeks to go until the fate of the nation is revealed.In a fierce attack against ... [Published Huffington Post UK - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Opponents may try to ground Carlisle Airport plan again

The dream of redeveloping Carlisle Airport to introduce passenger flights to London and Dublin may crash land for a fourth time if opponents decide to launch yet another legal challenge.Carlisle City Council’s development control committee gave the £20 ... [Published News and Star - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Hoped Nick Clegg might ride off into the sunset? Dream on

Ever eager to be of service, The Londoner spent the afternoon dreaming up a dazzling star line-up. For our hero we’re thinking a bumbling Hugh Grant, whose late nights spent cooking up the press regulation Bill with his political allies should prove excellent ... [Published London Evening Standard - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Fringe Q&As: Liam Hourican

Liam Hourican talks to HeraldScotland about his trousers falling down, the Scottish fry up and Gordon Brown.Tell us about your Fringe showIt's a rom com about a man's search for the perfect fight - on the way he meets a host of characters,notably Gordon ... [Published Herald Scotland - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

‘No’ campaign in Cowdenbeath event

:30 0 commentsLOCAL MP Gordon Brown, Cowdenbeath MSP Alex Rowley and Shadow Scottish Secretary, Margaret Curran, will answer local residents’ questions about the Independence Referendum at a meeting at Beath High School next Thursday (August 28th).“This ... [Published Central Fife Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Yes or no - the myth of the risk free option

Economically, is staying in a changing UK as much a risk as becoming an independent country? British exports aren't what they once were: image - wikimedia The referendum debate has to a great extent centred on risk. And ‘No’—the conservative o ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Soak the working poor? Better that those with jobs bear the brunt of welfare cuts

The perils of political rhetoric, part 294. David Cameron started the week by re-announcing that all his Government’s policies would be assessed for their effect on families. As if the population consisted of some people who have relations and others ... [Published The Independent - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sean Connery campaigning for devolution in Scotland - 1997

ITNSCOTLAND: Firth of Forth:LA GV Forth Bridge PAN R-L Sean Connery (actor) standingon boat beside Gordon Brown MP (Chllr) as St Andrew'sflag flies behind themLA CMS ConneryEdinburgh:Int: Connery and others to seats at 'Yes Yes' campaignmeeting:Sean Connery ... [Published ITN Source - Aug 21 2014]

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Weekend Roundup: Subversive Pope Takes Aim at G... [Published Huffington Post - 5 hours ago]
ILLTYD HARRINGTON: The emperor has no clothes [Published West End Extra - 8 hours ago]
Gordon Brown: 'The only person who could privat... [Published Telegraph - 10 hours ago]
Yes campaign reaches one million signature mile... [Published EuroWeeklyNews - 10 hours ago]
Creating a blind bureaucracy to lead insurers o... [Published Times Live South Africa - 11 hours ago]
How many holidays does David Cameron need? [Published Guardian.co.uk - 11 hours ago]
Editorial: Grayling's dig at charities needs pu... [Published ThirdSector - 12 hours ago]
Scottish Independence Would Put Scotland In A '... [Published Huffington Post UK - 12 hours ago]
Sturgeon challenges Labour to support Scottish ... [Published Pensions Age - 13 hours ago]
Opponents may try to ground Carlisle Airport pl... [Published News and Star - 13 hours ago]
Hoped Nick Clegg might ride off into the sunset... [Published London Evening Standard - 14 hours ago]
Sturgeon outlines independence pensioner guaran... [Published PoliticsHome - 16 hours ago]
Patriotism and nationalism [Published Southern Reporter - 16 hours ago]
Sturgeon outlines independence guarantees for p... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - 17 hours ago]
Fringe Q&As: Liam Hourican [Published Herald Scotland - 17 hours ago]
‘No’ campaign in Cowdenbeath event [Published Central Fife Times - 17 hours ago]
More collective bargaining 'could close gender ... [Published Morning Star Online - Aug 22 2014]
Yes or no - the myth of the risk free option [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 22 2014]
The Auld Acquaintance – Leiper Gallery exhibiti... [Published For Argyll.com - Aug 21 2014]
Zuriel, Dangote Foundation join drive for 2015 ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 21 2014]
Aled Blake: How Nick Clegg really decided to en... [Published Wales Online - Aug 21 2014]
Soak the working poor? Better that those with j... [Published The Independent - Aug 21 2014]
The definition of a ‘high-earner’ has changed, ... [Published The Independent - Aug 21 2014]
D-Day veteran shares experiences with Dayton Le... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Aug 21 2014]
Sean Connery campaigning for devolution in Scot... [Published ITN Source - Aug 21 2014]
Clegg coalition role made into film [Published Northwich Guardian - Aug 21 2014]
If lauding Thatcher was cause to recall parliam... [Published Conversation UK - Aug 21 2014]
Would Scottish independence be good for radical... [Published New Internationalist - Aug 21 2014]
Creative Words in Cowal – mini bookfest for the... [Published For Argyll.com - Aug 21 2014]
Have a word [Published Herald Scotland - Aug 21 2014]
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The Expenses Claims Parliament Doesn’t Wa... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Aug 12 2014]
Flamboyantly-named IPSA chief Marcial Boo is plotting to shroud MPs’ expenses claims in secrecy once again. Boo has told John Bercow that politicians’ claims for small stationery items should be kept hidden from the public because the delicate flowers are ...
Mystic Hitchens Was Wrong - Official [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Aug 07 2014]
What follows is an extended response to a timely and justified criticism from Mr Wylie in the ‘Boris Johnson’ thread. Mr Wylie asked : ‘Recently Mr Hitchens commented on the courage of one of his readers for his willingness to rethink his stance on addiction. ...
The Destruction of Gaza's Schools and the Futur... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 04 2014]
Last week, according to the United Nations, Israeli forces bombed the Jabalia Elementary Girls School in northern Gaza while it served as an U.N.-designated shelter. At least 15 people—including four children—were killed, and many more wounded . Yesterday, ...
TAPE: Burnham Brings Back Brown Death Tax [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Jul 29 2014]
Another day, another mysterious recording of a candid Labour shadow cabinet minister emerges. Andy Burnham has been caught on tape confirming he wants Labour to resurrect a 15% death tax on estates, a policy he drafted before the last election but ...
Ed Miliband can't be worse than Gordon Brown, c... [Published News » Politics - Jul 29 2014]
It’s quite something when Gordon Brown’s former spin doctor, Damian McBride, attacks you as Labour Party leader for being a bit pointless. After years of coveting the top in 10 Downing Street, Gordo was infamous for not really knowing what to do with ...
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