The Right Honourable Arthur Henderson ( September 13 1863 – October 20 1935) was a British politician and union leader. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arthur Henderson"
The Right Honourable Charles Rodway Clarke (born September 21, 1950, London) is a British Labour Party politician. He is Member of Parliament for Norwich South and Home Secretary. ...more on Wikipedia about "Charles Clarke"
The Right Honourable Charles Philip Yorke, PC ( 1764- 1834), was a British politician. ...more on Wikipedia about "Charles Philip Yorke"
The Right Honourable David Blunkett (born June 6, 1947) is a British Labour Party politician and has been Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside since 1987. Blind since birth, and from a poor family, he has still been able to rise through the ranks to become first Education Secretary from 1997 to 2001, and then Home Secretary from 2001 to 2004, when he resigned after a scandal. Following the 2005 General Election he was appointed to the position of Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, but was again forced to resign on November 2, 2005 after a series of reports about his external business interests during his brief time outside the cabinet. ...more on Wikipedia about "David Blunkett"
The Right Honourable David Patrick Maxwell Fyfe, 1st Earl of Kilmuir GCVO, KC, PC ( 1900- 1967) was an important British politician and jurist. ...more on Wikipedia about "David Maxwell Fyfe, 1st Earl of Kilmuir"
The Right Honourable David Charles Waddington, Baron Waddington, GCVO, PC, QC, DL (born 2 August 1929) is a Conservative politician in the United Kingdom. ...more on Wikipedia about "David Waddington, Baron Waddington"
Donald Bradley Somervell, Baron Somervell ( August 24 1889- November 18 1960) was a British politician. ...more on Wikipedia about "Donald Bradley Somervell, Baron Somervell"
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The Right Honourable Douglas Richard Hurd, Baron Hurd of Westwell, CH, CBE, PC (born March 8, 1930), is a senior British Conservative politician and novelist, who served in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major between 1979 and his retirement in 1995. He is a patron of the Tory Reform Group, Chairman of the Prison Reform Trust, and remains an active figure in public life. ...more on Wikipedia about "Douglas Hurd"
Frank Soskice, Baron Stow Hill ( 23 July 1902 - 1 January 1979) was a British lawyer and Labour Party politician. ...more on Wikipedia about "Frank Soskice"
George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham ( 17 June 1753 – 1813) was a British statesman; he was the second son of George Grenville and a brother of William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville. ...more on Wikipedia about "George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham"
Gwilym Lloyd George, 1st Viscount Tenby, ( 4 December 1894 - 1967) was a British politician and cabinet minister. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gwilym Lloyd George, 1st Viscount Tenby"
Henry Brooke, Baron Brooke of Cumnor ( 9 April 1903 - 29 March 1984) was a British Conservative politician. ...more on Wikipedia about "Henry Brooke, Baron Brooke of Cumnor"
Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare GCB, PC, FRS ( April 16 1815 – February 25 1895) ...more on Wikipedia about "Henry Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare"
The Right Honourable Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston ( October 20, 1784 - October 18, 1865) was a British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the mid 19th century. He was in government office almost continually from 1807 till his death in 1865, beginning his parliamentary career as a Tory and concluding it as a Liberal. He is remembered primarily for having directed British foreign policy as either Foreign Secretary or Prime Minister through most of a 35-year period when the United Kingdom was at the height of its power. His achievements in that field were many, but some of his aggressive measures drew considerable criticism both in his own time and subsequently. ...more on Wikipedia about "Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston"
The Right Honourable Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth, PC ( 3 January 1888– 6 March 1965) was a British Labour Party politician and cabinet minister. Morrison held various cabinet posts, including Foreign Secretary, Deputy Prime Minister and Home Secretary. Morrison was very close to attaining the leadership of the party at various points in his career. ...more on Wikipedia about "Herbert Morrison"
Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel of Mount Carmel and of Toxteth, OM ( November 6, 1870 - February 2, 1963) was a British politician and diplomat. He was born at Claremont No. 11 Belvidere Road, Toxteth. The building now contains part of The Belvedere School. He was educated at University College School in Hampstead, London and Oxford University and was the great-uncle of the British scientist Rosalind Franklin. ...more on Wikipedia about "Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel"
The Right Honourable John Whitaker "Jack" Straw (born August 3, 1946, Buckhurst Hill) is a British Labour Party politician. He was Home Secretary from 1997-2001, becoming Foreign Secretary after the 2001 UK general election. He has been the Member of Parliament for Blackburn since 1979. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jack Straw (politician)"
James Chuter Ede PC, Baron Chuter Ede (1882-1965) was a British politician, born in Epsom, Surrey. His father was a shopkeeper of Unitarian religious convictions. He studied at Cambridge University and worked as a teacher ( 1905- 1914) and a local councillor ( 1920- 1927), during which time he was active within the National Union of Teachers. He first stood for Parliament in 1923, but did not become MP for the safe Labour seat of South Shields until 1935. ...more on Wikipedia about "James Chuter Ede"
The Right Honourable John Allsebrook Simon, 1st Viscount Simon, PC ( 1873- 1954) was a British politician and statesman. Educated at Fettes College in Edinburgh and Wadham College, Oxford, he became a fellow at All Souls and was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1899. Simon became a successful lawyer, and entered parliament as a Liberal representing Walthamstow in 1906, later being elected for Spen Valley. He entered the Government as Solicitor-General in 1910, and advanced in 1913 to Attorney-General, in both cases succeeding Rufus Isaacs. In Asquith's coalition government in May 1915, Simon became Home Secretary, but resigned early the next year in protest against the introduction of conscription. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Allsebrook Simon, 1st Viscount Simon"
John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley ( 8 July 1882 – 4 January 1958) was a Scottish statesman. Anderson was born in Edinburgh and studied at the Universities of Edinburgh and Leipzig. He entered the British civil service in 1905, joining the Colonial Office. Later, he served in Ireland as Undersecretary, and became Permanent Under-Secretary of State at the Home Office in 1922, where he had to deal with the General Strike of 1926. His career in the civil service was capped by a posting as Governor of Bengal from 1932 to 1937. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley"
The Right Honourable Sir John Gilmour, 2nd Baronet, Bart. , DSO , PC ( 1876- 1940) was a Scottish Tory politician. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Gilmour" Visit again shortopedia
John William Ponsonby, 4th Earl of Bessborough also known as Lord Duncannon ( 31 August 1781 - 16 May 1849) was an English politician. He hailed from the prominent Ponsonby family of Cumberland. Lady Caroline Lamb was his younger sister. He was First Commissioner of Works under Lord Melbourne ( 1831 - 1834), briefly Home Secretary ( 1834), and Lord Privy Seal ( 1835 - 1839). Later, he was briefly Lord Lieutenant of Ireland from 1846 to 1847 under Lord John Russell. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Ponsonby, 4th Earl of Bessborough"
John Robert Clynes ( 1869- 1949), the son of the labourer, Patrick Clynes, was born in Oldham on 27th March 1869 and began work in a local cotton mill when he was 10 years old. At 16 he wrote a series of articles about child labour in the textile industry and in 1886 he helped form the Piercers' Union. In 1892, Clynes became an organiser for the Lancashire Gasworkers' Union and came in contact with the Fabian Society. He joined the Independent Labour Party and attended the 1900 conference that formed the Labour Representation Committee which became the Labour Party. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Robert Clynes"
Kenneth Wilfrid Baker, Baron Baker of Dorking, CH, PC, (born November 3, 1934), is a British politician, and former Conservative MP. Son of a civil servant, he was educated at Hampton Grammar school between 1946 and 1948 and thereafter at St Paul's School, London and Magdalen College, Oxford. He worked for Royal Dutch Shell before being elected as a Member of Parliament at a by-election in March 1968. He served as Secretary of State for the Home Department, Secretary of State for Education, and Secretary of State for the Environment. He was Chairman of the Conservative Party at the time Margaret Thatcher resigned (November 1990). He chose not to run for re-election in 1997. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kenneth Baker"
The Right Honourable Kenneth Harry Clarke, QC, MP, (born 2 July 1940) is a leading Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. He is MP for Rushcliffe, near Nottingham. He was Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1993 until 1997, and a minister throughout all 18 years of Conservative rule from 1979 to 1997. He has contested the leadership of the party three times (in 1997, 2001 and 2005), failing each time. He is noted for his casual dress sense and hallmark suede shoes, his likeable, blokeish personality, and his love of jazz and birdwatching. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kenneth Clarke" Just www.shortopedia.com way Secretaries_of_State_for_the_Home_Department_(UK)
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