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 Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Labour group backs Jack Straw condemnation of Gaza violence

1:56pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014 in News By Asian Image reporter Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has condemned the actions of the Israeli government following the bombing of Gaza. And the Blackburn Labour Group has backed his comments today.Speaking ... [Published Asian Image - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Britain’s Big Cities could replace Big Six utilities

Britain’s big cities could set themselves up as big utilities to transform efforts to create a cleaner, smarter and more affordable energy system, provide an alternative to the big utilities, and boost their local economies in the process – according ... [Published Scottish Energy News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Britain's hypocrisy over Israel is shameful

British liberals accusing Israel of a "war crime" are missing the point: Hamas is the aggressor, and Israel has a right - and a duty - to defend its citizens Watching the debate in the UK over Gaza is like peering into a parallel universe. I am stunned ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Blair backing for Better Together a 'boost for Yes' say SNP

GeneralBy a Newsnet reporterTony Blair's endorsement of the anti-independence campaign is a boost for Yes, the SNP has said.The former Prime Minister, who evokes strong opinions for his role in the UK's involvement in the illegal invasion of Iraq, has ... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 3 reports

Ex-Libyan rebel leader appeals in torture case

LONDON: A former Libyan Islamist commander who says he suffered years of torture by Moammar Gadhafi’s henchmen after British and U.S. spies handed him over to Libya appealed Monday against a ruling blocking legal action against the British government ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 7 reports

Lawyer: UK Officials 'Dodging' Accountability on Rendition, Torture

Government is seeking 'impunity from its own courts,' says lawyer of victims- Nadia Prupis, staff writerAbdel Hakim Belhaj (Photo: Reuters)As Abdel Hakim Belhaj appeals the ruling that barred him from suing MI6 for its role in his rendition and torture ... [Published Common Dreams - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Government wants impunity from UK courts over torture, judges told | Law

Abdel Hakim Belhaj wants to sue British agencies and former foreign secretary Jack Straw. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/ The government is determined to prevent ministers and officials from being accountable to the courts for colluding in wrongdoing abroad ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Emily Benn joins the rising red crew

After all the talk of Labour’s red princes — with heirs to Jack Straw, Neil Kinnock, Tony Blair and Harriet Harman all hoping for election — The Londoner was thrilled to learn that Emily Benn is now Labour’s candidate in Croydon South. The red princess ... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The man who owns the House of Commons

Some may think the Speaker of the House of Commons was in charge of Parliamentary buildings, but they legally belong to the Clerk of the House of Commons.The 49th holder of the office, Sir Robert Rogers, is stepping down from the role of corporate officer ... [Published BBC - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Benn grand-daughter bids to become MP

The grand-daughter of the late Labour stalwart Tony Benn is to make a fresh attempt to become the fifth generation of her family to sit in the Commons.Emily Benn, 24, has been selected to stand in next year's general election for Labour in Croydon So ... [Published BBC - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Chilcot inquiry: Tony Blair and Jack Straw to get warning letters ahead of publication of report into 2003...

Sir John Chilcot, chair of the public inquiry into the 2003 invasion of Iraq, is poised to send formal letters to those whose conduct he criticises in his final report. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

UK's talk on Gaza and Israel. Frank and less filtered?

British MPs decry rockets from Hamas but say that's little excuse for Israeli behavior.Canada News »TECUMSEH, Ont. - An evacuation notice has been lifted in a town near Windsor, Ont., after a massive fire at a vegetable processing plant caused a state ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 18 2014]

Quotes

Speaking in Parliament earlier this month Mr Straw said, " the whole house condemns the killing of the three israelis and the burning of the palestinian, and none of us has any truck with hamas."
Here’s the kicker: Jack Straw, your former Foreign Secretary, said last week that "for all the vacuous words of the israeli government and the idf spokesman, they have no regard for international humanitarian law; they place a completely different and much lower value on palestinian life compared to israeli life" and that "the actions that they are taking are completely outwith the United Nations Charter and any idea of how a civilised nation ought to behave...

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Syd Straw performs at the Windham Ballroom tonight [Published Battleboro Reformer - Jul 24 2014]
Britain's latest counterterrorism disasters [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 23 2014]
Labour group backs Jack Straw condemnation of G... [Published Asian Image - Jul 23 2014]
WEDNESDAY JULY 23 DIARY [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 23 2014]
Britain’s Big Cities could replace Big Six util... [Published Scottish Energy News - Jul 23 2014]
Britain's hypocrisy over Israel is shameful [Published Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
It's the morality, stupid! [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 22 2014]
Ex-Libyan rebel leader appeals in torture case [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 21 2014]
Blair backing for Better Together a 'boost for ... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - Jul 21 2014]
Belhaj’s rendition battle continues in UK courts [Published Libya Herald - Jul 21 2014]
Lawyer: UK Officials 'Dodging' Accountability o... [Published Common Dreams - Jul 21 2014]
UK Government Wants Immunity in Torture Case [Published RINF.com - Jul 21 2014]
Government wants impunity from UK courts over t... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 21 2014]
Court hears Belhaj rendition appeal [Published BBC - Jul 21 2014]
Iraq whitewash? Swathes of UK public inquiry fi... [Published Russia Today - Jul 21 2014]
What Gaza and Ukraine Share: Breakdown of Law [Published Odwyer PR Daily - Jul 21 2014]
Government wants impunity from UK courts over t... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
Government accused of 'scraping legal barrel' i... [Published Noodls - Jul 21 2014]
HIGH COURT HEARS RENDITION APPEAL [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 21 2014]
Emily Benn joins the rising red crew [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 21 2014]
The man who owns the House of Commons [Published BBC - Jul 21 2014]
Former Libyan insurgent Abdul Hakim Belhaj tort... [Published The Independent - Jul 21 2014]
Ex-Libyan rebel commander appeals ruling on Bri... [Published Today Online - Jul 21 2014]
Rendition damages case goes to court [Published BBC - Jul 21 2014]
Ex-Libyan rebel commander appeals ruling on Bri... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
Pair appeal over rendition ruling [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
PAIR APPEAL OVER RENDITION RULING [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 21 2014]
Ex-Libyan rebel commander appeals ruling on Bri... [Published Sharenet - Jul 21 2014]
Benn grand-daughter bids to become MP [Published BBC - Jul 20 2014]
Chilcot inquiry: Tony Blair and Jack Straw to g... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 20 2014]
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Follow the JP Morgan Money [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Jul 14 2014]
Ed Miliband has all but outsourced the writing of next year’s manifesto to ‘charity’ think-tank IPPR, the Labour wonkshop recently  referred to the Charity Commission for breaching impartiality rules.  They don’t really like to shout about who funds ...
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Prime Minister’s Questions: Get Miliband an Amb... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 02 2014]
It’s Labour's economic focus week, so as you might expect Ed Miliband decided to run for the National Health Service (NHS), and why not? He’s in urgent need of treatment after all. Last week he was the “sick man” of party leaders, and this week ...
UK Lawmakers, Including Former Foreign Secretar... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 01 2014]
British MPs and peers have lobbying for Britain to create business links with Iran, according to the Wall Street Journal. Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, Conservative MP Ben Wallace and former Chancellor Lord (Norman) Lamont have criticised ...
Labour’s Westminster Bubble Bursts Half o... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Jun 18 2014]
Researched published in the Guardian today confirms Labour’s bubble problem: half of the party’s candidates selected to fight marginal seats come from jobs in politics. 54% of Labour candidates in marginal and inherited seats have previously worked ...
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