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 16 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Retired teachers serve their communities

Oct. 19-25 has been designated as Retired Teachers Week in Kentucky. This is the third year the Kentucky Retired Teacher Association issued this proclamation.Organized in 1957, KRTA was created with the sole purpose to promote the economic, social and ... [Published Kentucky Messenger Inquirer - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tributes to civil servant who was 'an architect of the welfare state'

Tony Lynes, 85, died from head injuries in hospital on October 12 after being hit by a car as he stepped outside a friend’s 70th birthday party in Herne Hill to collect a card from his own vehicle.Earlier in the day he had taken part in a five-mile sponsored ... [Published London Evening Standard - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Landmark day for past Welsh Secretaries

From bottom left, Lord Crickhowell; Cheryl Gillan; William Hague; Stephen Crabb; Lord Morris of Aberavon; Second row from left: Lord Hunt of Wirral; Peter Hain; Paul Murphy: David Jones.Comments (0)NINE of the 17 politicians to have held the post of ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

1966-2010: How stock markets perform before general elections

History offers a clue as to how British shares will perform heading into next year’s general election There are two things financial markets hate more than anything: uncertainty and political meddling. So with next year’s general election approaching, ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Retired jeweller Tony Bailey tells of nights spent 'nursemaiding' former Prime Minister Harold Wilson in Huddersfield

He used to look after him of a night, pour his brandy and make sure he was entertainedHuddersfield jeweller Tony Bailey has fond memories of Harold Wilson in the 1980s.As a man-about-town and friend of Wilson’s best pal, Lord Kagan, he was a natural choice ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Guardian view on community relations 50 years after the Tories racist election campaign in Smethwick | Editorial

Peter Griffiths, Conservative candidate for Smethwick, in 1964. Photograph: Express and StarWednesday marked a half a century since the 1964 general election, which saw Harold Wilson scrape into Downing Street by just four seats. But the civilised handover ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Huddersfield PM Harold Wilson scores 7/10 - now it's your turn to rank Britain's post-war Prime Ministers

Political expert scored Wilson 7/10 - what marks would you give our post-war PMs?Calculating. Classless, Calm.Three words which summed up Huddersfield -born Harold Wilson’s stint as Prime Minister.The summary came from respected University of Huddersfield ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Torfaen MP helps mark 50 years of the post of Welsh Secretary

(11597249) SECRETARIES OF STATE: Top row from left - Lord Hunt of Wirral, Peter Hain MP, Paul Murphy MP, David Jones MP. Bottom row from left: Lord Crickhowell, Cheryl Gillan MP, William Hague MP, Stephen Crabb MP, Lord Morris of Aberavon KG.First published ... [Published South Wales Argus - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

What If Harold Wilson Had Lost on this day in 1964?

So Harold Wilson Day comes round again, now the fiftieth anniversary of Mr Wilson’s appointment by Her Majesty as Prime Minister. I can remember the day, and this is odd because 16th October 1964 is as distant in time from me (as I now am) as 16th October ... [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

50 years ago today: Huddersfield's Harold Wilson becomes Prime Minister (for the first time anyway)

As Prime Minister, Harold Wilson enacted social reforms in education, health, housing, gender equality, price controls, pensions, provisions for disabled people and child poverty.And it was 50 years ago this week that he first entered No 10 Downing Street ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

'UNSUNG HERO' DIES IN TRAGIC COLLISION

PIC: Tony Lynes (centre) with Jack Jones (right) and Fred Newman (left)By A selfless campaigner who helped transform the lives of many has died after being involved in a collision with a car as he stepped outside a pub to collect a birthday card.Tony ... [Published Southwark News - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Harold Wilson’s moral crusade can still be a rallying call for Labour | Roy Hattersley | Comment is free

Fifty years ago on Wednesday, Harold Wilson was elected prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Labour won because its leader caught the mood of the time. Wilson was the politician as technocrat, the man in the Gannex overcoat who complained ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 15 2014]

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Retired teachers serve their communities [Published Kentucky Messenger Inquirer - 16 hours ago]
We Need More Sefa Kayis, Randy Abbeys and Adaka... [Published AllAfrica.com - 18 hours ago]
Tributes to civil servant who was 'an architect... [Published London Evening Standard - Oct 20 2014]
Local history: President Lyndon B. Johnson’s 19... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Oct 20 2014]
TERRY PRONE: Budget brought good news but not f... [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 20 2014]
Thousands lined the streets for Joe Cahill's fu... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 19 2014]
How the ancient North East counties were lost -... [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Oct 19 2014]
These pointless plots are a sign of wider disco... [Published Telegraph - Oct 18 2014]
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Landmark day for past Welsh Secretaries [Published South Wales Evening Post - Oct 18 2014]
1966-2010: How stock markets perform before gen... [Published Telegraph - Oct 18 2014]
Retired jeweller Tony Bailey tells of nights sp... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Oct 18 2014]
The Guardian view on community relations 50 yea... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
John Simpson signs BBC deal allowing him to wor... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
Cameron’s migrant plan: ‘one last go’ or pie in... [Published The First Post: Latest - Oct 17 2014]
Huddersfield PM Harold Wilson scores 7/10 - now... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Oct 17 2014]
Torfaen MP helps mark 50 years of the post of W... [Published South Wales Argus - Oct 16 2014]
Question: How many Welsh Secretaries does it ta... [Published Wales Online - Oct 16 2014]
Secretary of State for Wales - post created 50 ... [Published News Wales - Oct 16 2014]
What If Harold Wilson Had Lost on this day in 1... [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Oct 16 2014]
50 years ago today: Huddersfield's Harold Wilso... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Oct 16 2014]
Speech: 50th anniversary of Secretary of State ... [Published Government UK - Oct 16 2014]
Scottish independence: what would Alan Peacock ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 16 2014]
'UNSUNG HERO' DIES IN TRAGIC COLLISION [Published Southwark News - Oct 16 2014]
The Wales Office celebrates its 50th birthday w... [Published Wales Online - Oct 16 2014]
On this day: Blue Peter broadcast for first time [Published The Scotsman - Oct 16 2014]
The big issue that could swing it come May 2015 [Published Morning Star Online - Oct 16 2014]
W-Inning Ways of Those Politicians of Bygone Da... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 15 2014]
Britains most racist election: the story of Sme... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 15 2014]
What I Can Do, I Ought to Do [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 15 2014]
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What If Harold Wilson Had Lost on this day in 1... [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Oct 16 2014]
So Harold Wilson Day comes round again, now the fiftieth anniversary of Mr Wilson’s appointment by Her Majesty as Prime Minister. I can remember the day, and this is odd because 16th October 1964 is as distant in time from me (as I now am) as 16th October ...
British Parliament votes overwhelmingly to reco... [Published Mondoweiss - Oct 13 2014]
In a historic move, the British Parliament voted overwhelmingly  tonight, 274-12,  to recognize a Palestinian state. #MPs vote 274 to 12 to approve amended motion that Govt recognise #Palestine state alongside #Israel as part of negotiated 2 state solution ...
A New Age Of IMF Bailouts – Great Britain In Th... [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 12 2014]
Submitted by Erico Tavares of Sinclair & Co A New Age Of IMF Bailouts – Great Britain In The 1970s Hearing of IMF interventions generally conjures up images of developing nations (and the occasional Eurozone peripheral economy of late) facing ...
A Tory-UKIP Pact Would be Bad for Britain [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Sep 29 2014]
In many ways the most damaging and destructive strain in British politics is the one that thinks UKIP is just a crisis for the Tory Party. The idea is that some sort of deal between the two organisations will solve the Tory difficulty – and that this ...
David Cameron Should Be Royally Embarrassed By ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 25 2014]
It is safe to say that Elizabeth II’ s 12th and current Prime Minister is not her favorite Prime Minister — this week at any rate. On Tuesday, as news crews filmed David Cameron chatting with Michael Bloomberg ahead of a meeting with business leaders ...
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