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Neil Kinnock

Neil Gordon Kinnock, Baron Kinnock is a British politician belonging to the Labour Party. He served as a Member of Parliament from 1970 until 1995 and as Labour Leader and Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition from 1983 until 1992.
Following Labour's defeat in the 1992 election Kinnock resigned and served as a European Commissioner from 1995-2004. Until the summer of 2009 he was the Chairman of the British Council. Kinnock served as President of Cardiff University from 1998 until 2009. Today, he is regarded as one of Labour's elder statesmen. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Andrew Whitaker: General Election has echoes of 1992
2014-04-14
Both parties have lived with the effects of the 1992 General Election, which invokes memories of an overly emotional Neil Kinnock temporarily losing control at Labour's Sheffield rally and John Major facing hecklers on his soapbox. Despite Tony Blair's ...
(Scotsman)
  1. According to Peter Kellner “the fundamentals favour Cameron”

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I don't think God exists, but faith is part of who I am, says 'Jewish atheist ...
2014-04-12
He follows the tradition of Labour former leaders Neil Kinnock and Michael Foot, who declared they did not believe in God. Although Tony Blair, despite his adviser's rhetoric, was a practising Roman Catholic. Nick Clegg is also an atheist but brings up ...
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    Neil Kinnock's son selected as Labour candidate for Aberavon
    2014-03-22
    If elected in the safe Labour seat in the 2015 general election, he will join his mother, Glenys, and father in the Houses of Parliament, where they are respectively Lady Kinnock of Holyhead and Lord Kinnock of Bedwellty in the County of Gwent. Despite ...
    (The Guardian)
    1. Neil Kinnock's Son Stephen To Stand For Aberavon Seat In 2015 Election
    2. Neil Kinnock's son selected for Labour safe seat
    3. Neil Kinnock's son selected as a candidate for 2015 seat

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    Neil Kinnock's son Stephen selected to fight Aberavon seat
    2014-03-22
    Stephen Kinnock, son of the former Labour leader Neil Kinnock, has been selected as the Labour candidate for Aberavon at the 2015 general election. Mr Kinnock, 44, is married to Danish Prime Minister Helle Thoring-Schmidt. He is based in London and ...
    (BBC News)
    1. Stephen Kinnock is elected as Labour candidate for Aberavon
    2. Labour choose Kinnock in Aberavon

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    Tony Benn's Body Could Be Given Same Honour As Thatcher's
    2014-03-19
    ... Conference - Blackpool. The Labour Party conference comes to a close with a rendition of the Red Flag. (from left) NEC members Tony Benn and Alan Hadden, leader Neil Kinnock, General Secretary Jim Mortimer, and conference chairman Eric Heffer ...
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      Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88
      2014-03-14
      After Foot's defeat and the emergence of Neil Kinnock as party leader in 1983, the party shifted to the centre, and Benn began to lose his direct political influence over the party. He was heavily defeated when he stood against Kinnock for the party ...
      (The Guardian)
      1. Radical voice who gave up peerage
      2. Reaction to Tony Benn's death
      3. Tony Benn: Veteran Labour Politican Dies

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      Dr James Parker: who should manage Scotland's oil?
      2014-02-28
      Not setting up an oil fund was a “massive lost opportunity” according to Neil Kinnock. His colleague Dennis Healey admitted that Westminster “underplayed the value of oil” because of the upcoming 1979 referendum. In recent weeks, too, Alistair Darling ...
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        Former Welsh Secretary urges House of Lords not to block the EU referendum
        2014-01-10
        He was speaking after the referendum was heavily criticised by several peers including former Labour leader Neil Kinnock and Peter Mandelson. Lord Crickhowell, Nicholas Edwards, said: “It would be a grave mistake if the Lords were to kill the Bill. We ...
        (WalesOnline)
        1. “Pay to praise EU” Lords should not be debating UK sovereignty
        2. UK peers debate EU referendum bill - but will it go through?
        3. Historic EU referendum is a step closer as Bill clears another hurdle

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        Neil Kinnock: Son Stephen's political ambitions may stem from diplomatic clash ...
        2013-12-20
        The husband of the Danish Prime Minister Stephen Kinnock may have decided to attempt a career in Welsh politics after being forced out of Russia by the secret service during a stint as director of the British Council, his father has said. Neil Kinnock ...
        (WalesOnline)
        1. Neil Kinnock's son, Mr Danish PM, wants to be a UK MP
        2. Kinnock's son plans to become UK MP

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