John Major

Type: Person
Name: John Major
Title: Former Prime Minister
Organization: United Kingdom
Date of Birth: 29/03/1943
Place of Birth: St. Helier, Carshalton, Surrey
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for John Major
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Andrew Whitaker: Politics and celebrity endorsements

THE ill-judged record release this week from veteran DJ Mike Read, in which he mimics a Jamaican accent in a song praising Nigel Farage’s anti-European Union party, evokes memories of previous unfortunate celebrity forays into politics.In the blue corner ... [Published The Scotsman - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Stance on the EU is bordering on the silly

You have to laugh, you really do.After two years in which the outgoing President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, was hailed as the fount of all authority on Scotland's place in Europe, suddenly he is condemned as another jumped-up eurocrat ... [Published Herald Scotland - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Family tributes to Ian Paisley

Family members have been paying tribute to former first minister Ian Paisley at a memorial service in Belfast.Mr Paisley, the founder of the Democratic Unionist Party, died on 12 September at the age of 88.His widow, Eileen, told guests at the service ... [Published BBC - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Arise Sir Bill

The Conservative MP for Stone is a long standing eurosceptic who called for a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union long before the mainstream party leaders were willing to consider the idea.Speaking after the ceremony the MP said: "I'm ... [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Stock markets are still benefiting from Margaret Thatcher

'Had Margaret Thatcher not been elected this country would have sunk into a Third World ghetto'. Peter Hargreaves on how elections affect markets It is certainly true that sound economic policies, low taxation and political stability will all eventually ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Former Prime Minister visits Painswick

Comments (0)FORMER Prime Minister John Major has been taking in the delights of the Queen of the Cotswolds today.The man who succeeded Margaret Thatcher as Conservative PM enjoyed lunch at the Falcon Hotel in Painswick and a tour of Painswick Rococo ... [Published Stroud Life Online - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Expect the unexpected

The really exciting thing about next May’s general election is how unpredictable it is. But there is one thing you can be sure of: the outcome matters for constructionWe are now less than seven months away from the general election. And the outcome will ... [Published Building.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

BBC publishes digitised Radio Times schedules going back to the 1920s

Warning: By reading this post, you’re at serious risk of following a link that will swallow the rest of your day.The BBC has today launched a new tool to search and browse old TV schedules – so now you can go back and relive your youth, by remembering ... [Published TechDigest - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Child abuse inquiry to examine claims John Major’s government failed to act | Society

The independent inquiry into the apparent failure of politicians and public bodies to investigate historical sex abuse will examine allegations that John Major’s government failed to act when it was informed of widespread abuse at a children’s home frequented ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Tony Blair packed Number 10 with 'very beautiful girls who were half in love' with him, Andrew Marr claims

Tony Blair’s Number 10 was packed with ‘very beautiful girls who were half in love’ with him while Margaret Thatcher ruled Downing Street through fear, according to political journalist Andrew Marr.The BBC host lifted the lid on the culture inside Number ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Jackie "Jack" Dale Major

1939 ~ 2014Jackie (Jack) Dale Major passed away on September 26, 2014 at the Provo Nursing and Rehab in Provo, Utah.Jack was born on May 8, 1939 in Albia, Iowa to Lawrence Major and Dorthy Kellogg. He was the youngest of 9 brothers. He graduated from ... [Published Central Utah Daily Herald - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Purr-gatory: Previous politicians' off-air despairs

Former French President Jacques Chirac had a fractious relationship with Mr Blair. Speaking to German and Russian leaders, he revealed a level of distaste over more to do with Britain. "After Finland, it is the country with the worst food," he said, adding: ... [Published BBC - Sep 23 2014]

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Unpublished Hitchhiker’s Guide Material To Be A... [Published Londonist - 2 hours ago]
Why counties still count [Published Spectator - 9 hours ago]
Don’t let the seat of government become a fortress [Published Globe and Mail - 11 hours ago]
Andrew Whitaker: Politics and celebrity endorse... [Published The Scotsman - 21 hours ago]
How to prevent prison suicides as jails struggl... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 23 hours ago]
Cross River 2015 guber race [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 22 2014]
Grayson Perry’s latest tapestry celebrates mong... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
National Lottery Act: How not to implement it [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 21 2014]
Stance on the EU is bordering on the silly [Published Herald Scotland - Oct 21 2014]
One problem for David Cameron is that nobody in... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
One problem for David Cameron is that nobody in... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 20 2014]
One problem for David Cameron is that nobody in... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 20 2014]
Final four chosen ahead of battle to become Hav... [Published Portsmouth Today - Oct 20 2014]
On this day: Jacqueline Kennedy married Aristot... [Published The Scotsman - Oct 20 2014]
Ian Paisley memorial a display of evangelical f... [Published Irish Times - Oct 20 2014]
Hall silent for Paisley memorial [Published Cotswold Journal - Oct 19 2014]
Family pays tribute to Ian Paisley [Published UTV - Oct 19 2014]
Family tributes to Ian Paisley [Published UTV - Oct 19 2014]
VIDEO: Family tributes to Ian Paisley [Published BBC - Oct 19 2014]
Paisley 'cast influential shadow' [Published BBC - Oct 19 2014]
Arise Sir Bill [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Oct 19 2014]
1966-2010: How stock markets perform before gen... [Published Telegraph - Oct 18 2014]
Stock markets are still benefiting from Margare... [Published Telegraph - Oct 17 2014]
Former Prime Minister visits Painswick [Published Stroud Life Online - Oct 17 2014]
Expect the unexpected [Published Building.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
EPHRAIM HARDCASTLE: Peter Oborne sparks row aft... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 17 2014]
Question: How many Welsh Secretaries does it ta... [Published Wales Online - Oct 16 2014]
BBC publishes digitised Radio Times schedules g... [Published TechDigest - Oct 16 2014]
BBC publishes digitised Radio Times schedules g... [Published Tech Digest - Oct 16 2014]
Nicola Sturgeon is one of many women shaping Sc... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 15 2014]
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BBC publishes digitised Radio Times schedules g... [Published Tech Digest - Oct 16 2014]
Warning: By reading this post, you’re at serious risk of following a link that will swallow the rest of your day. The BBC has today launched a new tool to search and browse old TV schedules – so now you can go back and relive your youth, by ...
PICTURE: Which Conservative Party Grandee Has a... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 15 2014]
Lord Heseltine, the malcontent minister who brought down Margaret Thatcher, hosted two Labour MPs along with a 15ft statue of communist dictator Lenin this weekend.  The 15ft statue forms part of the collection at his grade one listed mansion Thenford ...
10/10 International pressure on getting Qatar t... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Oct 15 2014]
10/10 International pressure on getting Qatar to shut down terrorist money   http://10news.dk/archive/2014-10-14/article/10-10-international-pressure-on-getting-qatar-to-shut-down-terrorist-money#panel10a 14 October 2014| Source http://www.jyllands-posten.dk/protected/premium/international/ECE7085247/Internationalt-pres-skal-f%C3%A5-Qatar-til-at-lukke-for-terrorpenge/ ...
Are manufactured public spats in both coalition... [Published politicalbetting.com - Oct 03 2014]
My latest article Are manufactured public spats in both coalition partners' interest? http://t.co/aLo8D5uXjc pic.twitter.com/WBbsRl9QdC — The Screaming Eagles (@TSEofPB) October 3, 2014 Surely the Lib Dems can’t go on like this polling in the ...
It’s like back to the 90s for the Tories on wha... [Published politicalbetting.com - Sep 27 2014]
Today reminds me of the 1990s and the end of John Major’s administration. First up was Mark Reckless’ defection to UKIP and in the last hour or so,  Brooks Newmark, the Conservative minister for civil society, resigns after being caught sending explicit ...
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