HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

picture info

Tony Benn
ANTHONY NEIL WEDGWOOD BENN (3 April 1925 – 14 March 2014), originally known as ANTHONY WEDGWOOD BENN, but later as TONY BENN, was a British politician, writer, and diarist . He was a member of parliament (MP) for 47 years between the 1950 and 2001 general elections and a Cabinet minister in the Labour governments of Harold Wilson and James Callaghan
James Callaghan
in the 1960s and 1970s. Originally a moderate, he was identified as being on the party's hard left from the early 1980s, and was widely seen as a key proponent of democratic socialism within the party. Benn inherited a peerage on his father's death (as 2nd Viscount Stansgate ), which prevented his continuing as an MP. He fought to remain in the House of Commons , and then campaigned for the ability to renounce the title, a campaign which succeeded with the Peerage Act 1963
[...More...]

"Tony Benn" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Pilot Officer
PILOT OFFICER (PLT OFF officially in the RAF; PLTOFF in the RAAF
RAAF
and RNZAF; formerly P/O in all services, and still often used in the RAF) is the lowest commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
and the air forces of many other Commonwealth countries. It ranks immediately below flying officer . It normally denotes an officer who has elected to join as a non-graduate direct entrant officer , as those with degrees usually serve only a week at the rank after graduation from the RAF College Cranwell . Some newly commissioned officers hold the lower grade of acting pilot officer . It has a NATO
NATO
ranking code of OF-1 and is equivalent to a second lieutenant in the British Army or the Royal Marines
[...More...]

"Pilot Officer" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

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, India, some other Commonwealth realms , the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius and occasionally elsewhere. "Right" in this context is an adverb meaning "to a great extent or degree"
[...More...]

"The Right Honourable" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Marylebone
MARYLEBONE (/ˈmærɪləbən/ or /ˈmærələbən/ (both appropriate for the Parish Church of St. Marylebone), /ˈmærɪbən/ , /ˈmɑːrlɪbən/ , or /ˈmærɪlɪboʊn/ ) is an affluent inner-city area of central London
London
, England, located within the City of Westminster
Westminster
and part of the West End . It is sometimes written as ST. MARYLEBONE (or, archaically, MARY-LE-BONE). Marylebone
Marylebone
is roughly bounded by Oxford Street to the south, Marylebone Road
Marylebone Road
to the north, Edgware Road
Edgware Road
to the west and Great Portland Street to the east
[...More...]

"Marylebone" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Department Of Trade And Industry (United Kingdom)
The DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY (DTI) was a United Kingdom government department formed on 19 October 1970. It was replaced with the creation of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform and the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills
Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills
on 28 June 2007. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Reformation * 2 Structure * 2.1 Emergent technology * 2.2 Corporate policing * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links * 5.1 Video clips HISTORYThe department was first formed on 19 October 1970 with the merger of the Board of Trade and the Ministry of Technology , creating a new cabinet post of Secretary of State for Trade and Industry . The new department also took over the Department of Employment 's former responsibilities for monopolies and mergers
[...More...]

"Department Of Trade And Industry (United Kingdom)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Boundary Commissions (United Kingdom)
The BOUNDARY COMMISSIONS in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
are non-departmental public bodies responsible for determining the boundaries of constituencies for elections to the Westminster (UK) Parliament , the Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
and the National Assembly for Wales
National Assembly for Wales
. There are four separate boundary commissions: * BOUNDARY COMMISSION FOR ENGLAND * BOUNDARY COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND * BOUNDARY COMMISSION FOR WALES (Welsh : Comisiwn Ffiniau i Gymru) * BOUNDARY COMMISSION FOR NORTHERN IRELANDEach commission comprises four members, three of whom take part in meetings. The Speaker of the House of Commons is ex officio chairman of each of the boundary commissions. However, the Speaker does not play any part in proceedings, and a Justice is appointed to each boundary commission as Deputy Chairman Commissioner
[...More...]

"Boundary Commissions (United Kingdom)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Royal Air Force
The ROYAL AIR FORCE (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force . Formed towards the end of the First World War
First World War
on 1 April 1918, it is the oldest independent air force in the world. Following victory over the Central Powers in 1918 the RAF emerged as, at the time, the largest air force in the world. Since its formation, the RAF has taken a significant role in British military history , in particular, playing a large part in the Second World War
Second World War
where it fought its most famous campaign, the Battle of Britain
[...More...]

"Royal Air Force" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

United Kingdom
The UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, commonly known as the UNITED KINGDOM (UK) or BRITAIN, is a sovereign country in western Europe. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland , the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
includes the island of Great Britain
Great Britain
, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland
Ireland
and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
is the only part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
that shares a land border with another sovereign state‍—‌the Republic of Ireland
Ireland

[...More...]

"United Kingdom" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Alma Mater
ALMA MATER ( Latin
Latin
: alma "nourishing/kind", mater "mother"; pl. almae matres) is an allegorical Latin
Latin
phrase for a university or college . In modern usage, it is a school or university which an individual has attended, or a song or hymn associated with a school . The phrase is variously translated as "nourishing mother", "nursing mother", or "fostering mother", suggesting that a school provides intellectual nourishment to its students. Fine arts will often depict educational institutions using a robed woman as a visual metaphor. Before its modern usage, Alma mater
Alma mater
was an honorific title for various Latin
Latin
mother goddesses , especially Ceres or Cybele , and later in Catholicism for the Virgin Mary
[...More...]

"Alma Mater" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

World War II
Allied victory * Collapse of Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
* Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires * Dissolution of the League of Nations * Creation of the United Nations
United Nations
* Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers * Beginning of the Cold War (more... ) PARTICIPANTS ALLIES AXIS COMMANDERS AND LEADERS MAIN ALLIED LEADERS Joseph Stalin Franklin D
[...More...]

"World War II" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Lindsey German
LINDSEY ANN GERMAN (born 1951) is a British left-wing political activist. A founding member and convenor of the British anti-war organisation Stop the War Coalition
Stop the War Coalition
, she was formerly a member of the Socialist Workers Party , sitting on its central committee and editor of its magazine, Socialist Review
Socialist Review
. German has twice stood as a left-wing candidate for Mayor of London
Mayor of London
, coming fifth in 2004, and as the Left List mayoral candidate in the May 2008 elections . In February 2010, following "increasing disenchantment" with the leadership, she resigned from the SWP, after 37 years membership
[...More...]

"Lindsey German" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Hard Left
HARD LEFT is a term used, often pejoratively, to refer to political movements and ideas outside the mainstream centre-left . The term has been used more formally in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, in the context of debates within both the Labour Party and the broader left in the 1980s, to describe Trotskyist groups such as the Militant tendency , Socialist Organiser and Socialist Action . Within the party, the "hard left", represented by the Campaign Group , subscribed to more strongly socialist views, while the "soft left ", associated for example with the Tribune Group , embraced more moderate social democratic ideas. Politicians commonly described as being on the hard left of the Labour Party at the time included Derek Hatton , Ken Livingstone , Dennis Skinner and Eric Heffer
[...More...]

"Hard Left" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

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. Member of Congress
Congress
is an equivalent term in other jurisdictions. Members of parliament tend to form parliamentary groups (also called parliamentary parties) with members of the same political party
[...More...]

"Member Of Parliament (United Kingdom)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Lords Temporal
In the Parliament of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, the LORDS TEMPORAL are secular members of the House of Lords
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
[...More...]

"Lords Temporal" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Members Of The House Of Lords
This is a list of members of the House of Lords
House of Lords
, the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom

[...More...]

"Members Of The House Of Lords" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

United Kingdom General Election, 2001
Tony Blair
Tony Blair
Labour SUBSEQUENT PRIME MINISTER Tony Blair
Tony Blair
Labour * 1992 election * MPs * 1997 election * MPs * 2001 election * MPs * 2005 election * MPs * 2010 election * MPs Seats won in the election (outer ring) against number of votes (inner ring). The UNITED KINGDOM GENERAL ELECTION OF 2001 was held on Thursday 7 June 2001, four years after the previous election on 1 May 1997, to elect 659 members to the British House of Commons . Under the leadership of Tony Blair
Tony Blair
, the Labour Party was re-elected to serve a second term in government with another landslide victory , returning 413 of the 418 seats won by the party in the previous general election, a net loss of 5 seats, though with significantly lower turnout than before - 59.4%, compared to 71.3% in the previous election
[...More...]

"United Kingdom General Election, 2001" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo