Harold Wilson

Type: Person
Name: Harold Wilson
Title: Former Prime Miniter (deceased)
Organization: United Kingdom
Date of Birth: 11/03/1916-24/05/1995
Place of Birth: Cowlersley, Huddersfield, Yorkshire
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Harold Wilson
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Allan Massie: Ukip holds the key for Miliband

The Labour leader may not be winning any personal popularity contests, but he could yet be the next Prime Minister, writes Allan MassieA COMRES poll published this week puts Labour at 33 per cent, the Tories at 27, Ukip at 17, the Liberal Democrats at ... [Published The Scotsman - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Time yet for consensus to prevail – for MB’s exit

Terence Netto A week is a long time in politics, former British prime minister Harold Wilson famously remarked. It’s less than a fortnight to the PAS central committee meeting that will finalise the party’s stance on the move to remove Selangor Menteri ... [Published Hornbill Unleashed - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Why won’t Labour have lunch with the City? We'd welcome an honest debate

WHEN Labour left power in 1979, many of the party’s grandees and politicians accepted invitations to have lunch with me and a coterie of City bankers. Harold Wilson, James Callaghan, Peter Shore and Eric Heffer numbered among those who agreed to some ... [Published City A.M. - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Rock-Solid Radio

Two years ago, Boston’s struggling WBCN-FM experimented with a program change from the standard classics to a free-wheeling amalgam anchored in rock and roll. The idea has since proved to be extraordinarily sound.If  Billboard  or  Cashbox evaluated the ... [Published Boston Magazine - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

The economy probably does decide elections. But how it does so is more complicated than you think, says Tim Bale

The economy probably does decide elections. But how it does so is more complicated than you think "All political history shows that the standing of a Government and its ability to hold the confidence of the electorate at a General Election depend on the ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ann Capley Vannatta

Mrs. , 83, of Shelbyville died Sunday, July 27th at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center.She was a native of Bedford County; a homemaker; former member of Shelbyville Woman's Club and a member for over 40 years of First United Methodist Church. She loved flowers ... [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Time for Miliband to show his hand

Balls outThe British economy, fingers crossed, is getting back on track.But it is no great surprise that Labour supporters are not throwing their hats in the air at what most other people regard, after years in the slough of depression, as joyous new ... [Published BT.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Guardian view on politicians and the polls | Editorial

Neither good economic news for George Osborne nor low leadership ratings for Ed Miliband will help to determine the election in 2015 Alex Salmond, first minister of Scotland and deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon launch the white paper guide to ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Vladimir Derer: Campaign for Labour Party Democracy co-founder who helped modernise the party and make it more electable

Vladimir Derer escaped to Britain from Czechoslovakia when the Second World War broke out and remained to play a significant role in making the Labour Party more democratic. He led the way in introducing constitutional changes that helped turn it into ... [Published The Independent - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Why Ed Miliband should gamble on a snap election after 2015

Next year’s election has been touted as the most significant for a generation. But then they always are.But after a five-year wait for this general election, we may be asked to go to the polls again even sooner than we think. For while there is legislation ... [Published New Statesman - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

50th ANNIVERSARY: Curtis and Virginia Reed

Curtis and Virginia Reed, of Indiana, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday.Curt is the son of the late P.L. and Marybelle Reed and Virginia is the daughter of the late Gordon and Grace Malcolm. They were married on July 25, 1964, at the ... [Published Indiana Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

Police launch investigation into historic sex allegations against the late Labour peer, Lord Tonypandy

say they are investigating historic sex allegations made against Labour peer Viscount Tonypandy involving a young boy who was aged just nine at the time.Detectives have confirmed they are looking into the claims made by a man, who is now aged 55.The man ... [Published Wales Online - Jul 19 2014]

Quotes

The economy probably does decide elections. But how it does so is more complicated than you think "all political history shows that the standing of a government and its ability to hold the confidence of the electorate at a general election depend on the success of its economic policy." So said Labour’s Harold Wilson, who, as someone who led his party to four victories between 1964 and 1974, knew what he was talking about

More Content

All (229) | News (195) | Reports (0) | Blogs (28) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (2) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
Christianity, Socialism, and Wealth Creation [Published Acton Commentary - 20 hours ago]
Bikes for fitness, beautification [Published Harrisburg Daily Register - Jul 30 2014]
Time yet for consensus to prevail – for MB’s exit [Published Hornbill Unleashed - Jul 30 2014]
Allan Massie: Ukip holds the key for Miliband [Published The Scotsman - Jul 29 2014]
Why won’t Labour have lunch with the City? We'd... [Published City A.M. - Jul 29 2014]
Action “unlikely” against police officers invol... [Published RINF.com - Jul 29 2014]
Rock-Solid Radio [Published Boston Magazine - Jul 29 2014]
How can a party sell a policy when it can't eve... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
Ann Capley Vannatta [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - Jul 28 2014]
The Hucknall Dispatch headlines from 31st July ... [Published Hucknall Dispatch - Jul 28 2014]
Opinion: Time for Miliband to show his hand [Published BT.com - Jul 28 2014]
The economy probably does decide elections. But... [Published Telegraph - Jul 28 2014]
Commonwealth Games provide a 'tantalising glimp... [Published Daily Express - Jul 27 2014]
Vladimir Derer: Campaign for Labour Party Democ... [Published The Independent - Jul 26 2014]
The Guardian view on politicians and the polls ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Shift in economic focus brings China, UK closer [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 25 2014]
The British PM who loved China [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 25 2014]
Commonwealth Games Mandela tribute overlooks a ... [Published Conversation UK - Jul 24 2014]
Why Ed Miliband should gamble on a snap electio... [Published New Statesman - Jul 24 2014]
50th ANNIVERSARY: Curtis and Virginia Reed [Published Indiana Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
MI5’s murky role in Kincora scandal yet to be e... [Published Irish Times - Jul 24 2014]
Calling all pirates! [Published The Big Issue - Jul 23 2014]
Biscovey Nursery and Infant Community School in... [Published Cornish Guardian - Jul 23 2014]
What Malcolm Gladwell Gets Wrong About Spying [Published The New Republic Online - Jul 23 2014]
Who Made Most of Life in the Office? [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 22 2014]
Susquehanna Township High School Principal Ralp... [Published PennLive.com - Jul 22 2014]
The intensity of the adulation for Blair ought ... [Published The Independent - Jul 21 2014]
Harold "Sonny" Wilson 72, St. Joseph, MO [Published StJoeChannel.com - Jul 21 2014]
Susquehanna Township School Board to consider r... [Published PennLive.com - Jul 21 2014]
IoS letters, emails & online postings (20 July ... [Published The Independent - Jul 20 2014]
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
Time yet for consensus to prevail – for MB’s exit [Published Hornbill Unleashed - Jul 30 2014]
Terence Netto A week is a long time in politics, former British prime minister Harold Wilson famously remarked. It’s less than a fortnight to the PAS central committee meeting that will finalise the party’s stance on the move to remove Selangor Menteri ...
Saturday PS: The year of living penuriously (ag... [Published This is Money Blog - Jul 19 2014]
THE year of…always a bad start to anything, I find, especially when used by a public official. Tony Blair had a “year of delivery” – 1999, perhaps, or sometime round there. Harold Wilson announced a “year for Britain” in mid-1975,... ...
The gloomy party [Published Blighty - The Economist - Jul 07 2014]
How not to energise voters. “LABOUR is a crusade or it is nothing.” So said Harold Wilson of the party that he led into government. His words were not just partisan bombast. The Conservative Party is rooted in the vision of a settled society set out ...
The Night Ted Heath Came to Power [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Jun 19 2014]
Today is Edward Heath Day, the 44th anniversary of that strange man’s unexpected election victory in 1970, which I remember as if it were yesterday. It was, much like now, a lovely English June with soft winds and sunny skies, not the sticky humidity ...
How British politics might have been different ... [Published politicalbetting.com - Jun 13 2014]
Check out this great counter-factual by UKPR’s Anthony Wells The opening of the 2014 World Cup is a good peg to hang one of the great counter-factuals of politics and football written and created by YouGov’s Anthony Wells and the man who runs UKPollingReport. ...
1 2 3 4 5 6
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.