Jack Straw

Type: Person
Name: Jack Straw (John Whitaker Straw)
Title: Politician, Former Cabinet Minister, Member of Parliament for Blackburn
Organization: The Labour Party (United Kingdom)
Date of Birth: 1946-08-03
Place of Birth: Buckhurst Hill
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jack Straw
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Are our prisons letting us down?

Last month Labour MP Sadiq Khan gave a speech to the Institute for Public Policy Research and the Prison Reform Trust, in which he denounced this government’s attitude to the prison system. Khan claimed that reoffending costs us, the taxpayer, £13billion ... [Published Kensington & Chelsea Today - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

British MPs Condemn Alleged Islamist School Takeover Plot

An  alleged plot by Muslim extremists  to subvert state schools in Birmingham, England and run them according to a rigid interpretation of Islam has angered members of the British Parliament. A  purported letter  which surfaced in March detailed ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jack Straw defends 'black-face' Britannia Coconut Dancers, but anti-racism campaigners call makeup 'unacceptable'

Labour Parliamentary candidate Will Straw has defended a photo he shared online which shows him with a pair of Morris dancers with their faces painted black, after their makeup was called racist. But anti-racism campaigners maintain that so-called "blacking-up" ... [Published The Independent - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jack Straw admits there is a Trojan Horse plot by Muslim extremists

Mr Straw said more and more schools were mostly or entirely comprised of Muslim pupils, adding: 'We have to accept and the schools with a majority of Muslim parents have to accept - as they do ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Jack Straw
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Muslims must accept Britains Christian values says former Home Secretary

Jack Straw says Islamist 'plot' to take over Birmingham schools is product of power struggle within Muslim community as he tells parents to accept Christianity 'permeates our sense of ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jack Straw comes out in support of David Cameron on Christian Britain

argument made by more than 50 prominent public figures , who used a letter in Monday's Daily Telegraph to dismiss Cameron's assertion, accusing the prime minister of fostering ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Clutching Straw Denies Banana Drama

Jack Straw motoring down the M6 in his Jag while eating a banana. People have been prosecuted for the same, though Straw insists to the Sun that: “Traffic was incredibly slow. We were either going slowly or we had stopped completely. My clear recollection ... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Jack Straw, Crime
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jack Straw comes out in support of David Cameron on 'Christian Britain'

Jack Straw, the former Labour foreign secretary, has defended David Cameron's decision to describe Britain as a Christian country.Speaking on BBC Radio 4's Today programme, Straw said he did not accept the , who used a letter in Monday's Daily Telegraph ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Racist? No, our black-face dance is a proud tradition

Labour candidate defends local dance troupe from claims of racism Folk dances that involve 'blacking-up' are an English tradition and should not be regarded as racist, a Labour candidate for Parliament has insisted.Will Straw, the candidate in the marginal ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

I love John Lewis so much I want to die there! Writes JANET STREET-PORTER

So that's the next stage of ageing sorted — in my fantasy, a large group of like-minded elderly friends take over the top two floors of Peter Jones (or John Lewis in Oxford Street) and turn it into a perfect retirement community.Each inmate will have ... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Jack Straw's son causes stir on Twitter after posting a picture alongside traditional Morris dancers with blacked up faces

Will Straw tweeted a picture with members of the Britannia Coconutters The Morris dancers perform in the town of Bacup every Easter Saturday Mr Straw, 32, was selected by Labour to run for one of their top target seats Aims to regain the Rossendale and ... [Published Capital Bay - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Memorial held for police officer killed on duty

A memorial was held this week for a police officer who was killed on duty 19 years ago.Officers gathered in Empress Avenue, Ilford, on Thursday to commemorate the life of Pc Philip Walters who was shot dead on April 18, 1995.PC Walters had been called ... [Published This is Local London - Apr 19 2014]

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Such reports disturbed former British Foreign Minister Jack Straw, who said Muslim school leaders "must respect british values." He  denounced  what he called an effort to proselytize Islam in "an exclusive way and claim that those who are not of the Muslim faith are infidel and...

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Are our prisons letting us down? [Published Kensington & Chelsea Today - 9 hours ago]
Late period Blair, hard edges sharpened [Published The Independent - 13 hours ago]
Is Blair holding up release of report into Iraq... [Published Mail Online UK - 19 hours ago]
British MPs Condemn Alleged Islamist School Tak... [Published Breitbart Feed - 19 hours ago]
British MPs Condemn Alleged Islamist School Tak... [Published The Investigative Project on Terrorism - Apr 22 2014]
Dexter Filkins: all that he knows about the Mid... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Apr 22 2014]
Jack Straw defends 'black-face' Britannia Cocon... [Published The Independent - Apr 22 2014]
Cameron's 'doing' God: Does it reveal a shift i... [Published Christian Today - Apr 22 2014]
Phone-hacking trial: 'I am not a bully,' Andy C... [Published The Drum - Apr 22 2014]
Muslims must accept Britains Christian values s... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
Jack Straw admits there is a Trojan Horse plot ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
Jack Straw comes out in support of David Camero... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
Clutching Straw Denies Banana Drama [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Apr 22 2014]
What the papers say - April 22 [Published BT.com - Apr 22 2014]
‘Muslim morality squads’ accused of confiscatin... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 21 2014]
Jack Straw admits there is a 'Trojan Horse' plo... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 21 2014]
Muslims must accept Britain's Christian values,... [Published Telegraph - Apr 21 2014]
Jack Straw comes out in support of David Camero... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 21 2014]
Jack Straw comes out in support of David Camero... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]
Racist? No, our black-face dance is a proud tra... [Published Telegraph - Apr 21 2014]
I love John Lewis so much I want to die there! ... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 20 2014]
Jack Straw's son causes stir on Twitter after p... [Published Capital Bay - Apr 20 2014]
Memorial held for police officer killed on duty [Published This is Local London - Apr 19 2014]
Kashmir saga [Published DAWN Group - Apr 19 2014]
Traveller rights must be recognised [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 19 2014]
Queen in Blackburn: A day for all to remember [Published Lancashire Telegraph - Apr 18 2014]
RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Life's too short to measure... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 18 2014]
Fear of sanctions hinders legitimate insurance ... [Published Commodities Now - Apr 17 2014]
Memorial for policeman killed on duty [Published This is Local London - Apr 16 2014]
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British MPs Condemn Alleged Islamist School Tak... [Published Breitbart Feed - 19 hours ago]
An  alleged plot by Muslim extremists  to subvert state schools in Birmingham, England and run them according to a rigid interpretation of Islam has angered members of the British Parliament. A  purported letter  which surfaced in March detailed ...
Dexter Filkins: all that he knows about the Mid... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Apr 22 2014]
from a western journalist in Turkey:  "another bad article on the Middle East by Dexter Filkins: Filkins falsely claims the Americans rejected Adib and chose Maliki. In fact the Americans did not even know who Maliki was and he was chosen by Iraqis, ...
Clutching Straw Denies Banana Drama [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Apr 22 2014]
Jack Straw motoring down the M6 in his Jag while eating a banana. People have been prosecuted for the same, though Straw insists to the Sun that: “Traffic was incredibly slow. We were either going slowly or we had stopped completely. My clear recollection ...
‘Muslim morality squads’ accused of confiscatin... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 21 2014]
Children who took Easter eggs to class allegedly had them confiscated by “Muslim morality squads” patrolling a school in Birmingham, England, according to press reports. The school is at the centre of an investigation into claims Islamic hardliners ...
Eye on Iran: Iran Heads for 5th Month of Oil Ex... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 27 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Join UANI             Top Stories Reuters: "Iran's oil exports have stayed above levels allowed under Westernsanctions for a fifth month, according to sources who track tankermovements, in a ...
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