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Richard Fuller (Bedford MP)
RICHARD QUENTIN FULLER (born 30 May 1962 ) is a British Conservative Party politician. He was elected at the 2010 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bedford
Bedford
, where he was born, and served until being defeated in the 2017 general election . Fuller had previously achieved prominence as a leader of the Young Conservatives and Tory "wet ." CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Professional career * 3 Political career * 3.1 Young Conservatives * 3.2 National YC Report on Infiltration & Extremism * 3.3 Parliament * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY LIFEFuller was educated at Hazeldene School and Bedford
Bedford
Modern School (then a direct grant school), followed by University College, Oxford (1981–84) where he studied Politics, Philosophy "> NATIONAL YC REPORT ON INFILTRATION -webkit-column-width: 30em; column-width: 30em; list-style-type: decimal;"> * ^ "No. 59418"
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Margaret Thatcher
MARGARET HILDA THATCHER, BARONESS THATCHER, LG , OM , PC , FRS , FRIC (née ROBERTS; 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British prime minister of the 20th century, and the first woman to have held the office. A Soviet journalist dubbed her THE IRON LADY, a nickname that became popularly associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style. As Prime Minister, she implemented policies that have come to be known as Thatcherism . A research chemist before becoming a barrister , Thatcher was elected Member of Parliament for Finchley in 1959 . Edward Heath appointed her Secretary of State for Education and Science in his Conservative government
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Westland Affair
The WESTLAND AFFAIR in 1985–86 was an episode in which the British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
and her Defence Minister Michael Heseltine went public over a complex cabinet dispute with questions raised about integrity and which senior official was not telling the truth. The argument was a result of differences of opinion as to the future of the British helicopter industry. Westland Helicopters
Westland Helicopters
, Britain's last helicopter manufacturer, was to be the subject of a rescue bid. While the Defence Secretary Heseltine favoured a European solution, integrating Westland and British Aerospace
British Aerospace
(BAe) with Italian (Agusta ) and French companies, the Prime Minister and the Trade and Industry Secretary Leon Brittan wanted to see Westland merge with Sikorsky , an American company
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Harvey Proctor
KEITH HARVEY PROCTOR (born 16 January 1947) is a former British Conservative Member of Parliament. A member of the Monday Club , he represented Basildon from 1979 to 1983 and Billericay from 1983 to 1987. Proctor became embroiled in a scandal involving sex workers which ended his parliamentary career. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and career * 2 In parliament * 3 Resignation and trial * 4 Shirtmaker * 5 Operation Midland investigation * 6 Publications * 7 References EARLY LIFE AND CAREERProctor's father Albert was a master baker. Harvey Proctor
Harvey Proctor
himself was born in Pontefract
Pontefract
in West Yorkshire , going to the Scarborough High School for Boys and then the University of York
University of York
where he read History. He had joined the Young Conservatives at the age of 14 in 1961 and was chairman of York University Conservative Association in 1967–1969
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Gerald Howarth
SIR JAMES GERALD DOUGLAS HOWARTH (born 12 September 1947), known as GERALD HOWARTH, is a British Conservative Party politician. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Aldershot from 1997 until 2017 , having been the MP for Cannock and Burntwood from 1983 to 1992. He was the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
at the Ministry of Defence as Minister for International Security Strategy from May 2010 to September 2012 and is chairman of Conservative Way Forward . He stood down at the 2017 general election
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Michael Heseltine
MICHAEL RAY DIBDIN HESELTINE, BARON HESELTINE, CH , PC (born 21 March 1933) is a British Conservative politician and businessman. After initially making money as a property developer, he was one of the founders of the publishing house Haymarket . He was a Member of Parliament from 1966 to 2001, and was a prominent figure in the governments of Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
and John Major
John Major
including serving as Deputy Prime Minister under the latter
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Philip Pedley
PHILIP PEDLEY is a British Conservative activist who held a number of positions in the Conservative Party at local, regional and national level and was appointed Deputy Chairman of one of the largest quangos in Wales
Wales
. He was educated at Calday Grange Grammar School and Lancaster University
Lancaster University

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Manila
MANILA (/məˈnɪlə/ ; Filipino : _Maynilà_, pronounced or ), officially the CITY OF MANILA (Filipino : _Lungsod ng Maynilà_ ), is the capital of the Philippines
Philippines
and the most densely populated city proper in the world. It was the first chartered City by virtue of the Philippine Commission Act 183 on July 31, 1901 and gained autonomy with the passage of Republic Act No. 409 or the "Revised Charter of the City of Manila" on June 18, 1949. Spanish Manila
Manila
was founded on June 24, 1571, by Spanish _conquistador _ Miguel López de Legazpi
Miguel López de Legazpi
, it is one of the oldest cities in the Philippines
Philippines
and was the seat of power for most of the country's colonial rulers. It is situated on the eastern shore of Manila Bay
Manila Bay
and is home to many landmarks, some of which date back to the 16th century
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Trevor Skeet
SIR TREVOR HERBERT HARRY SKEET (28 January 1918 – 14 August 2004) was a New Zealand
New Zealand
lawyer and a British Conservative politician. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Personal life * 3 References * 4 External links EARLY LIFESkeet was born in Auckland
Auckland
, New Zealand
New Zealand
and was educated at King\'s College, Auckland
Auckland
and the University of Auckland
Auckland
. He served with the New Zealand
New Zealand
Army and Navy during World War II
World War II
. He was a barrister and solicitor at the Supreme Court of New Zealand
New Zealand
and was called to the English Bar in 1947 by Inner Temple . He was a member of the Council of the Royal Empire Society
Royal Empire Society

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United Kingdom General Election, 1979
James Callaghan
James Callaghan
Labour SUBSEQUENT PRIME MINISTER Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
Conservative * Feb 1974 election * MPs * Oct 1974 election * MPs * 1979 election * MPs * 1983 election * MPs * 1987 election * MPs The UNITED KINGDOM GENERAL ELECTION OF 1979 was held on 3 May 1979 to elect 635 members to the British House of Commons . The Conservative Party , led by Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
, ousted the incumbent Labour government of James Callaghan
James Callaghan
with a parliamentary majority of 43 seats. The election was the first of four consecutive election victories for the Conservative Party, and Thatcher
Thatcher
became the United Kingdom's and Europe's first elected female head of government
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Iain Picton (politician)
IAIN SUTHERLAND PICTON (31 August 1951–9 August 1991) was a political activist in the Conservative Party, representing the One Nation tradition Toryism, and a television producer. CONTENTS * 1 Federation of Conservative Students and National Union of Students * 2 Conservative Party Youth and Community Officer * 3 Parliamentary candidate * 4 Young Conservatives * 5 Tory Reform Group
Tory Reform Group
* 6 Combatting the SDP * 7 Lambeth Council * 8 References FEDERATION OF CONSERVATIVE STUDENTS AND NATIONAL UNION OF STUDENTSPicton was active in the Liverpool University Branch of the Federation of Conservative Students between 1970 and 1975. Liverpool University FCS was dominated by the moderate faction in the Conservative Party and a major player in the Student's Union. He became the sabbatical President of Liverpool Students Union and a delegate to the National Union of Students
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Alistair McAlpine
ROBERT ALISTAIR MCALPINE, BARON MCALPINE OF WEST GREEN (14 May 1942 – 17 January 2014) was a British businessman, politician and author who was an advisor to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
. McAlpine was descended from the McAlpine baronets who made their fortune in the construction industry. McAlpine held a variety of jobs before becoming prominent in British politics in the 1980s as the treasurer and a major fundraiser of the Conservative Party. A close ally of Thatcher, McAlpine did not support her successor as Prime Minister John Major
John Major
, and later joined James Goldsmith
James Goldsmith
's Referendum Party . McAlpine later rejoined the Conservatives but resigned his seat in the House of Lords
House of Lords
. Outside politics McAlpine was prominent in a variety of business developments in Australia as well as being an art collector and memoirist
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United Kingdom General Election, 2005
* Indicates boundary change – so this is a nominal figure ^ Figure does not include the speaker ------------------------- PRIME MINISTER BEFORE ELECTION Tony Blair
Tony Blair
Labour SUBSEQUENT PRIME MINISTER Tony Blair
Tony Blair
Labour * 1997 election * MPs * 2001 election * MPs * 2005 election * MPs * 2010 election * MPs * 2015 election * MPs The UNITED KINGDOM GENERAL ELECTION OF 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005 to elect 646 members to the House of Commons . The Labour Party led by Tony Blair
Tony Blair
won their third consecutive victory, but their majority now stood at 66 seats compared to the 160-seat majority it had previously held. As of 2017, it remains the last Labour general election victory in the UK
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TheyWorkForYou
THEYWORKFORYOU is a parliamentary monitoring website by mySociety which aims to make it easier for UK citizens to understand what is going on in Westminster as well as Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
, the Welsh Assembly and the Northern Ireland Assembly
Northern Ireland Assembly
. It also helps create accountability for UK politicians by publishing a complete archive of every word spoken in Parliament , along with a voting record and other details for each MP, past and present. TheyWorkForYou
TheyWorkForYou
does not publish original content: it scrapes from the official sources, then presents debates and information about representatives in a more accessible version. For example, TheyWorkForYou’s version of Hansard
Hansard
may be searched, and each section has its own permalink so that it can be shared easily
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * _Special_ (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials , a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on _The Blind Leading the Naked _ * "Special", a song on _ The Documentary _ album by GameFILM AND TELEVISION * Special (lighting) , a stage light that is used for a single, s
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Main Page
The 1983 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON was the least active Atlantic hurricane season in 53 years. Although the season begins by convention on June 1, there were no tropical depressions until July 23, and only four of the season's seven depressions became tropical storms . Tropical Depression Three became Hurricane Alicia_(satellite image pictured)_ on August 17 and made landfall in Texas the next day, breaking thousands of glass windows in Houston's skyscrapers, killing 22 people and causing $1.7 billion in damage. The storm that became Hurricane Barry formed on August 25, crossed Florida, and made landfall near Brownsville, Texas
Brownsville, Texas
, dissipating five days later. Hurricane Chantal stayed out at sea, and was absorbed by a front on September 15. Tropical Depression Six formed on September 19 and caused heavy rains in the Caribbean
Caribbean

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