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 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

The will of the people

THE SEARCH for a governance model that reflects the will of all citizens has a long history dating back to the early days of Greek city statesHowever that search is still continuing, without any real solution. For so long as people exist in the current ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

CITY FOCUS: Britain's lost revolution in technology

| Updated: 16:55 EST, 10 July 2014More than five decades have passed since Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson delivered one of his most famous lines, promising a new Britain forged in the ‘white heat’ of a technological revolution.The Second World War ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

The gloomy party

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 ... [Published Blighty - The Economist - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Politics is a game best played by the young and the restless

So, Alan Johnson is too old, at 64, to contemplate a run at the leadership of the Labour Party even if the top job: the prime ministership may be there for the taking just ten months away. Prime ministers…AuthorLecturer in British Politics at University ... [Published Conversation UK - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Baby boomers missed out on earnings, ONS says

Things have looked less good for the 1995 generation since the economy went into recession in 2008. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA It's 1975. Harold Wilson is the prime minister and you are about to join the Labour market aged 21. Inflation has just hit ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Seven Days to Saba Saba and Raila's Endgame

One-time British Prime Minister Harold Wilson famously said in 1964 during the sterling crisis, "A week is a long time in politics".Kenyans are in for a long political week as the countdown to Saba Saba is now exactly a week down the road, the day for ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Vivian (Bonnie) LaVonne Wilson

(nee Fleener) passed away peacefully June 20, 2014, at Saint Elizabeth Health Care in Wabasha, at the age of 90.LaVonne was born to Darrel and Agnes (McInroy) Fleener Dec. 31, 1923, and raised in West Concord, Minn., with her sister, Evelyn and brothers, ... [Published Winona Daily News - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Harold Wilson Court, Huddersfield

Share:Contractor: Polar WindowsProfile 22 has completed a refurbishment programme for Kirklees Council and its ALMO Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing (KNH) supplying 150 replacement windows, specified in-line with the principles of Passivhaus.Formerly ... [Published Specifinder.com - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

'White heat of technology' speech by Harold Wilson recreated in St George's Square on 50th anniversary

Harold Wilson re-enactment staged in St George's Square to mark 50th anniversary of his rise to Number 10View galleryActor Colin Smith delivers 50th anniversary re-enactment of Harold Wilson's 1964 'White heat of technology' (Gallery)View galleryA festival ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

London rule can't deliver a better Scotland | Alasdair Gray | Comment is free

'I began voting Scottish Nationalist in the 1970s, on seeing that, even with a Labour government, the English part of the UK was not going to promote social welfare by publicly owning the nation’s oil.' Photograph: Don McPhee for the Guardian When Harold ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Franklin “Everett” Wilson

, age 85, of Bostic and formerly of Cliffside, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Fair Haven Home.Born January 11, 1929 in Rutherford County, he was a son of the late W. Barto Wilson and Maggie Lee White Wilson. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served ... [Published Shelby Shopper - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Walk to reveal comrades plus Harold Wilson Huddersfield's history of radical politics

Leader will be Cyril Pearce, author of Comrades in Conscience book about Huddersfield's Conscientious Objectors\n\nHuddersfield’s rich heritage of radical politics will be revealed in two guided walks this weekend.Starting from the Harold Wilson statue ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Jun 18 2014]

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The will of the people [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 11 2014]
Do Fixed Term Parliaments fix anything? [Published Hansard Society - Jul 11 2014]
CITY FOCUS: Britain's lost revolution in techno... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 10 2014]
Britain’s Summer of Discontent [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jul 10 2014]
Tony Hall’s speech in full [Published Televisual - Jul 10 2014]
MP Shaun Woodward accepts flights and hotels wo... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 08 2014]
Andy McSmith's Diary: Was Harriet Harman discri... [Published The Independent - Jul 08 2014]
Why isn’t Labour offering an alternative to Tor... [Published RINF.com - Jul 08 2014]
Politics is a game best played by the young and... [Published Conversation UK - Jul 08 2014]
Firm footing [Published Solicitors Journal - Jul 08 2014]
The gloomy party [Published The Economist - Jul 07 2014]
The gloomy party [Published Blighty - The Economist - Jul 07 2014]
Counter-Intelligence: Spying Deters Democracy [Published RINF.com - Jul 07 2014]
Counter-Intelligence: Spying Deters Democracy [Published Dissident Voice - Jul 07 2014]
A Template for Salvaging the Nigerian Civil Ser... [Published Individual.com - Jul 07 2014]
The Big Picture: Shaun Mullarkey's beautiful shots [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Jul 06 2014]
Will an independent Scotland be more democratic... [Published Sunday Post - Jul 06 2014]
​'Right to be forgotten' is just latest of West... [Published Russia Today - Jul 04 2014]
Broadband spreads wider in NT [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jul 04 2014]
Delegates prepare to visit [Published Vindy.com - Jul 04 2014]
"Intelligence agencies should not spy on Member... [Published Green Party London - Jul 03 2014]
Baby boomers missed out on earnings, ONS says [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 03 2014]
Baby boomers missed out on earnings, ONS says [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 03 2014]
Investors should prepare for when the cheap mon... [Published Money Observer - Jul 03 2014]
Lions install officers at banquet [Published Vindy.com - Jul 03 2014]
The real struggle in Labour isn’t between facti... [Published New Statesman - Jul 03 2014]
The Rt Hon. Frank Field MP is The Freedom Assoc... [Published Freedom Association - Jul 02 2014]
Letters: Don’t be too impressed by the new Caliph [Published The Independent - Jul 02 2014]
Regional Policy is not just for Christmas... or... [Published Birmingham Post - Jul 02 2014]
Top Iran Spy Is a John Le Carré Villain [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 02 2014]
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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. ...
Brits believe in standing up for people who wor... [Published News » Politics - Jun 11 2014]
When Harold Wilson invented special advisers in 1974 he made it plain that they were very different from civil servants. Though free to operate inside Whitehall, they were political creatures and therefore responsible to the ministers they worked for. ...
Happy Birthday: 93 facts about The Duke of Edin... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 10 2014]
To celebrate the 93rd birthday of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, here is a list of 93 facts about the Duke. 1.  The Duke of Edinburgh was born as Prince Philip of Greece at his parents’ house ‘Mon Repos’ on the island of Corfu, on ...
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