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Margaret Thatcher
Prime Minister of the United KingdomFirst Ministry and TermPremiershipministry election"TINA" Iranian Embassy siege "The lady's not for turning" 1981 England riots 1981 budget Irish hunger strike Falklands WarMinisters and policiesMinisters"wets" and "dries"Economic policyPrivatisationsDomestic policyRight to Buy Community ChargePolitical reformsLocal Government Act 1985Broadcasting restrictionsSecond Ministry and TermMinistry1983 re-electionMiners' strike Brighton bombing Joint Declaration UK rebate Rate-capping rebellion Anglo-Irish Agreement Westland affair Wapping dispute Big BangThird Ministry and TermMinistry1987 re-election"Sermon" 1989 leadership challenge Poll tax riots 1990 leadership challenge and resignationPost-PremiershipLegacy Later life Ceremonial funeralBooks authoredThe Downing Street Year
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Lords Temporal
In the Parliament of the United Kingdom, the Lords Temporal
Lords Temporal
are secular members of the House of Lords. The term is used to differentiate these members—who are either life peers or hereditary peers, although the hereditary right to sit in the House of Lords
House of Lords
was abolished for all but ninety-two peers in 1999—from the Lords Spiritual, who sit in the House as a consequence of being bishops in the Church of England. Before the enactment of the House of Lords
House of Lords
Act 1999, all peers were (potentially) members of the House of Lords, and all were Lords Temporal in this sense. Membership of the Lords is now limited to life peers and a number of elected hereditary peers. The Lords Temporal
Lords Temporal
are all members of the Peerage. Formerly, they were all hereditary peers
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City Of Westminster
35.2% White British 2.3% White Irish 0% White Gypsy or Irish Traveller 24.1% Other White 0.9% White & Black Caribbean 0.9% White & Black African 1.6% White & Asian 1.8% Other Mixed 3.3% Indian 1.1% Pakistani 2.9% Bangladeshi 2.7% Chinese 4.6% Other Asian 4.2% Black African 2% Black Caribbean 1.3% Other Black 7.2% Arab 3.9% OtherTime zone GMT (UTC) • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)Postcodes EC, NW, SW, W, WCArea code(s) 020ONS code 00BKGSS code E09000033Police Metropolitan PoliceWebsite https://www.westminster.gov.uk/The City of Westminster (/ˈwɛstmɪnstər/ ( listen) or /ˈwɛsmɪnstər/) is an Inner London borough which also holds city status. It occupies much of the central area of Greater London including most of the West End
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The Right Honourable
The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, India, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius, and occasionally elsewhere
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Member Of Parliament (United Kingdom)
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament. In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title
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Member Of The Order Of Merit
The Order of Merit
Order of Merit
(French: Ordre du Mérite)[n 1] is an order of merit recognising distinguished service in the armed forces, science, art, literature, or for the promotion of culture
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Privy Council Of The United Kingdom
Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom. Its membership mainly comprises senior politicians, who are current or former members of either the House of Commons or the House of Lords. The Privy Council formally advises the sovereign on the exercise of the Royal Prerogative, and corporately (as Queen-in-Council) it issues executive instruments known as Orders in Council, which among other powers enact Acts of Parliament. The Council also holds the delegated authority to issue Orders of Council, mostly used to regulate certain public institutions
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Norman Pentland
Norman Pentland (9 September 1912 – 28 October 1972) was a British Labour Member of Parliament for Chester-le-Street
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Fellow Of The Royal Institute Of Chemistry
The Royal Institute of Chemistry was a British scientific organisation.Founded in 1877 as the Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain, its role was to focus on qualifications and the professional status of chemists, and its aim was to ensure that consulting and analytical chemists were properly trained and qualified. It awarded qualifications: AIC (Associate of the Institute of Chemistry) indicating full training, and FIC (fellow) indicating professional competence. It received its first Royal Charter in 1885. As well as insisting on thorough professional qualifications, it also laid down strict ethical standards
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Richard Sharples
Sir Richard Christopher Sharples KCMG OBE MC (6 August 1916 – 10 March 1973) was a British politician and Governor of Bermuda who was shot dead by assassins linked to a small militant Bermudian Black Power group called the Black Beret Cadre. The former army major, who had been a Cabinet Minister, resigned his seat to take up the position of Governor of Bermuda in late 1972. His murder would result in the last executions to be conducted under British rule anywhere in the world.Contents1 Career 2 Assassination 3 Notes 4 Sources 5 External linksCareer[edit] Sharples passed out from the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, in 1936 and was commissioned into the Welsh Guards. He married Pamela in 1946; they had two sons and two daughters. The family greatly enjoyed yachting, and this was the basis of a close friendship with Edward Heath, later prime minister. Sharples was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Sutton and Cheam in a 1954 by-election
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Richard Crossman
Richard Howard Stafford Crossman OBE (15 December 1907 – 5 April 1974), sometimes known as Dick Crossman, was a British Labour Party Member of Parliament, as well as a key figure among the party's Zionists and anti-communists. Late in his life, Crossman was editor of the New Statesman. He is remembered today for his highly revealing three-volume Diaries of a Cabinet Minister.Contents1 Early life 2 War service and after 3 Political career 4 Books and journalism 5 Death 6 Quotation 7 Published works7.1 Biographies8 References 9 External linksEarly life[edit] Crossman was born in either Cropredy, Oxfordshire,[1] or Bayswater, London,[2] the son of Helen Elizabeth (née Howard; she was of the Howard family of Ilford descended from Luke Howard, a Quaker chemist and meteorologist who founded the pharmaceutical company Howards and Sons)[3] and Charles Stafford Crossman,[4] a judge, and grew up in Buckhurst Hill, Essex
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Patrick Gordon Walker
Patrick Chrestien Gordon Walker, Baron Gordon-Walker, CH, PC (7 April 1907 – 2 December 1980) was a British Labour Party politician. He was a member of parliament (MP) for nearly thirty years, and served twice as a Cabinet minister. He is best-remembered for the circumstances surrounding the loss of his Smethwick parliamentary seat at the 1964 general election, in a bitterly racial campaign carried on in the wake of local factory closures.Contents1 Early life 2 Political career 3 Personal life 4 See also 5 References 6 Publications by Patrick Gordon Walker 7 Sources 8 External linksEarly life[edit] Born in Worthing, Sussex, Gordon Walker was the son of Alan Lachlan Gordon Walker, a Scottish judge in the Indian Civil Service
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Stroke
Stroke
Stroke
is a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death.[4] There are two main types of stroke: ischemic, due to lack of blood flow, and hemorrhagic, due to bleeding.[4] They result in part of the brain not functioning properly.[4] Signs and symptoms of a stroke may include an inability to move or feel on one side of the body, problems understanding or speaking, feeling like the world is spinning, or loss of vision to one side.[1][2] Signs and symptoms often appear soon after the stroke has occurred.[2] If symptoms last less than one or two hours it is known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or m
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Members Of The House Of Lords
This is a list of members of the House of Lords, the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.Contents1 Current sitting members1.1 Lords Spiritual 1.2 Lords Temporal2 Current non-sitting members2.1 Peers on leave of absence 2.2 Peers temporarily disqualified3 Recently deceased 4 Ceased to be members4.1 Resigned 4.2 Removed for non-attendance 4.3 Permanently disqualified5 See also 6 References 7 External linksCurrent sitting members[edit]Current composition of the House of LordsGroupSitting membersConservative Party 245Labour Party 191Crossbench 181Liberal Democrats 98Non-affiliated 29Democratic Unionist Party 3UK Independence Party 3Ulster Unionist Party 2Green Party 1Plaid Cymru


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Lynch Maydon
Lieutenant-Commander Stephen Lynch Conway Maydon DSO DSC (15 December 1913 – 2 March 1971) was a British Navy officer and politician who had a brief career in government. Maydon's father John, after whom Maydon Wharf in Durban is named, was a member of the Natal Legislative Assembly and he was born there (in Pietermaritzburg). He however moved to Britain at the age of 4 after the death of his father and was brought up in Britain and schooled at Twyford School near Winchester. He showed an early interest in the Royal Navy, enlisting in 1931, and studied at the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth. During the Second World War Maydon commanded submarines HMS L26, HMS Umbra and HMS Tradewind. Commanding the HMS Tradewind, he torpedoed 14 Japanese vessels, none of which were fighting ships. One of these, torpedoed on 18 September 1944, was the Junyō Maru, on its way from Java to Sumatra, carrying 1,450 mostly Dutch POW slave laborers and 4,200 Javanese slave laborers
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Anthony Crosland
Charles Anthony Raven Crosland (29 August 1918 – 19 February 1977), sometimes known as Tony Crosland or C. A. R. Crosland, was a British Labour Party politician and author. He served as Member of Parliament for South Gloucestershire and later for Great Grimsby. Throughout his long career he occupied the cabinet positions of Secretary of State for Education and Science, President of the Board of Trade, Secretary of State for Local Government and Regional Planning and Foreign Secretary. A prominent socialist intellectual, he became one of the Labour Party's revisionists on the right, as an intellectual leader of Gaitskellism. His highly influential book The Future of Socialism (1956) argued against many Marxist notions and Labour Party orthodoxy that public ownership was essential to make socialism work. He offered positive alternatives to both right and left wings of his Labour Party
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