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  David Steel, Baron Steel of Aikwood information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
David Steel was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, the son of a Church of Scotland minister also called David Steel, who would later serve as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
Shortly afterwards David Owen replaced Roy Jenkins as leader of the SDP and the troubled leadership of the "Two Davids" was inaugurated.
Steel was convinced the answer to these difficulties was a single party with a single leader, and was the chief proponent of the 1988 merger between the Liberals and the SDP.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > David Steel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
David Martin Scott Steel (born March 31, 1938), Lord Steel of Aikwood, is a Scottish politician and a Liberal Democrat member of the UK House of Lords.
David Steel was born in Fife, the son of a Church of Scotland minister also called David Steel, who would later serve as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland[?].
He stepped down as an MSP when the parliament was dissolved for the 2003 election, but remained as Presiding Officer until he had supervised the election of his successor on May 7 of that year.
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  David Steel - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
David Martin Scott Steel, Baron Steel of Aikwood, KT (born March 31, 1938), is a British and Scottish politician and a Liberal Democrat member of the UK House of Lords.
David Steel was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland the son of a Church of Scotland minister also called David Steel, who would later serve as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
Steel My Soldiers' Hearts is retired Colonel David Hackworth's account of his tour of duty in Vietnam commanding the 4/39th, an infantry battalion operating south of Saigon in the Mekong River delta.
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 Sir David Steel | Obituaries | News | Telegraph
Sir David Steel, who died on Monday aged 87, was chairman of BP and of the Wellcome Trust; as a young tank commander during the Second World War, he won both a DSO and an MC.
David was the third generation of his family to be educated at Rugby, where he was a keen actor and captained the first eleven, setting records as an opening batsman in the annual match against Marlborough at Lord's.
Steel joined the Inns of Court territorial regiment, and, after the outbreak of war, was commissioned in the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers.
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David Martin Scott Steel, Lord Steel of Aikwood (born March 31, 1938), is a Scottish politician and a Liberal Democrat member of the UK House of Lords.
David Steel was born in Fife, the son of a Church of Scotland minister also called David Steel, who would later serve as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
He stepped down as an MSP when the parliament was dissolved for the 2003 election, but remained as Presiding Officer until he had supervised the election of his successor on May 7 of that year.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/d/da/david_steel.html   (487 words)

  
 Scotland on Sunday - Health - Sir David Steel calls for 12-week abortion limit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
SIR David Steel, the man who pushed through Britain’s legalisation of abortion in 1967, has called for the legal limit for ‘social’ abortions to be cut to 12 weeks.
Steel said that women should be able to choose termination up to three months into the pregnancy with relative ease, but after that point abortion should only be allowed on the grounds of medical safety.
Steel masterminded the 1967 Act which allowed abortion for the first time in the UK, provided that it was approved by two doctors, and set the time limit at 28 weeks.
scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com /health.cfm?id=767602004   (429 words)

  
 David Martin Scott Steel Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
David Steel was born on March 31, 1938, in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.
Steel, who had been chief whip and the effective second man in the party, was a candidate for leader to replace Thorpe; he fought a bitter election for that post against John Pardoe and won.
Kinnock's rise in the public-opinion polls was at the expense of David Owen and the Social Democratic Party, not at the expense of David Steel and the Liberals.
www.bookrags.com /biography/david-martin-scott-steel   (1148 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Programmes | BBC Parliament | David Steel bows out
In 1987, David Steel proposed a formal merger.
In 1990, David Steel was knighted, and in 1997 he left the Commons to sit as Lord Steel of Aikwood.
Steel's thumbprint in political history will be clearly marked; a founding father of modern three-party politics, an architect of Scottish devolution.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/programmes/bbc_parliament/2885437.stm   (608 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - David Steel, Liberal Party (UK) Leader
David Martin Steel was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife in 1938, a child of the manse
A formal alliance was entered into between David Steel and Roy Jenkins in the autumn of 1981, with the parties fielding a candidate of one or the other party in the general election of 1983.
David Steel took a leading role in the campaign, in support of the pro-European lobby which ultimately was victorious.
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 David Steel, Lord Steel of Aikwood (1938-)
David Steel was born on March 31 1938.
Steel had a particular interest in human rights and was President of the Anti-Apartheid movement between 1966 and 1970.
It was during this period of Steel's leadership that the party enjoyed the highest share of the popular vote cast for a third party in over half a century.
www.lse.ac.uk /library/archive/projects/david_steel.htm   (366 words)

  
 Guardian | The Very Rev David Steel
The Very Rev Dr David Steel, who has died aged 92, was a leading influence in the Church of Scotland during the 1960s and 1970s, and moderator of its General Assembly in 1974-75.
David Steel grew up in Peterhead, where his father managed the north-eastern grocery operations of the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society.
Yet although Steel had a prickly streak and combative style, he had gifts as a conciliator and, as moderator, was not only studiously fair but long-suffering in helping the procedurally inept or sincerely confused.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,4566542-103602,00.html   (718 words)

  
 TAP: Vol 14, Iss. 7. Remaking Steel. David Moberg.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Many analysts have written off the steel industry as hopeless, and most of those who haven't assume that steel companies can only survive by dumping all of their responsibilities to retirees, drastically slashing employment of union workers, and cutting wages and benefits.
Before its actions in several steel cases last year, union spokesman John Duray said, "The PBGC worked with the union and the company to coordinate termination of the pension and takeover by the PBGC.
International Steel agreed to a drastically different relationship with the union that gave workers more power, dramatically reduced management and subcontractors, and to a large degree protected the jobs and incomes of union workers.
www.prospect.org /print/V14/7/moberg-d.html   (1376 words)

  
 Author   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
David Ignatius came to The Washington Post in January 1986 after spending ten years as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal.
He started with the Journal in Pittsburgh, where he covered the United Steelworkers Union and the steel industry; David then moved to Washington, where he covered the Justice Department and the CIA and, briefly, the U.S. Senate; then overseas as the Journal's Middle East Correspondent; then back to Washington as chief diplomatic correspondent.
David came to The Washington Post as editor of the Sunday Outlook section and stayed in that job for four years before becoming Foreign Editor in June 1990, just before Iraq invaded Kuwait.
www.davidignatius.com /ie4Author.html   (271 words)

  
 David Steel project management consulting
David Steel is a senior project and programme manager with over 20 years’ experience delivering challenging business change, IT implementation and recovery programmes across a broad range of industries in many countries.
David’s most recent engagements (with PA Consulting) focused on successful definition and implementation of change programmes in the utility, media and technology sectors, where success depended on reconciling the different needs of a broad range of stakeholders.
David Steel project managment and business transformation consulting are trading names of PMandM Consulting Solutions Limited, registered in England No. 5411084.
www.davidsteel.net   (108 words)

  
 David Steel - Definition up Erdmond.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
David Steel was born in Fife, the son of a Church_of_Scotland minister also called David Steel, who would later serve as Moderator_of_the_General_Assembly_of_the_Church_of_Scotland.
In 1981 a group of Labour moderates left their party to form the Social Democratic Party, and joined the Liberals in the SDP-Liberal_Alliance, an electoral alliance which was so promising in its early days that Steel was able to tell the Liberal Assembly to "prepare for government".
He stepped down as an MSP when the parliament was dissolved for the 2003 election, but remained as Presiding Officer until he had supervised the election of his successor on May_7 of that year.
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 Encyclopedia: David Steel
He represented this seat until 1983, when he became Member of Parliament for Tweedale, Ettrick and Lauderdale, a new constituency covering some of the same territory.
David Martin Scott Steel, Baron Steel of Aikwood This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright.
November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November.
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 Sapphire And Steel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sapphire and Steel was a unique blend of science-fiction and thriller to emerge from the studios of ATV (ITV Midlands region) between 1979 and 1982.
Sapphire and Steel ensure that he is, indeed, killed by the lover and his body and the virus are consumed in a fire.
The agents are suspicious as to the lack of interest shown by the couple in the modern trappings of the petrol station and the strange unused condition of the musician's tambourine.
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 American Institute For International Steel - Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Steel producers continue to use trade laws to manipulate market conditions to the detriment of their customers and to American jobs," stated Phelps.
The light-walled steel rectangular tubing products are currently covered by a 12% Section 201 tariff, imposed by the Bush Administration in March 2002, but both Mexico and Turkey are exempt from the duties — Mexico because of NAFTA, Turkey because of its less developed country status.
Based in Washington, D.C., the Institute serves the needs of steel users throughout the world and is committed to economic growth through competition in steel trade.
www.aiis.org /release?file=release132.htm   (423 words)

  
 David Steel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
David Steel did his undergraduate studies at the University of Adelaide, completing a BSc with majors in Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics in 1973.
David's research program focuses on survey methodology, sample survey design and analysis methods for complex social and economic data.
Steel D. and McLaren C. (1999)."Choosing rotation patterns for trend estimation".
www.math.uow.edu.au /people/steel.shtml   (2854 words)

  
 David Steel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He was the son of John Steel, and was said to be a fourth-generation descendant of Capt.
David Steele, David Steel was one of seven sons and a daughter, most of whom emigrated to America:
In February 1806, David Steel died at Altaghaderry, leaving his wife Sarah to raise the six boys and operate the farm, with the help of two hired men, a girl, and a seasonal herd-boy.
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 A CONVERSATION WITH STEEL PULSE'S DAVID HINDS
Perhaps the most direct and overtly political of the bunch is Britain's Steel Pulse.
Steel Pulse's message of overcoming ongoing exploitation is particularly apropos given the current world strife, but Hinds said it's merely coincidence that the release of African Holocaust and the band's tour coincides with the final weeks of the American election.
Anyone who attends a Steel Pulse concert in the first place doesn't expect to hear a love song; you know, 'Baby I love you, here's a tissue.' I think it's stepped up, people have heard the album, the consensus is that this album has come right on time-it's so current for what's happening today.
www.thirstyearfestival.com /features/steel_pulse.html   (695 words)

  
 David Hirschberg Steel- About Us
David Hirschberg Steel- About Us The David Hirschberg Company was established in 1913, when steel and scrap metals were transported by horse-drawn buggy.
Founded by brothers David and Lester Hirschberg, the 87 year old company has remained a family business, now owned and operated by Irvin Hirschberg, son of David Hirschberg.
We offer a large variety of structural steel materials, fabrication services, and hard-to-find materials such as alloys and odd sizes.
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 AK Steel: News
Horn joined AK Steel in 2000 as assistant general counsel, and was elected vice president and general counsel in 2001.  In 2003 Mr.
Horn was a partner in the law firm of Frost Brown Todd LLC (formerly Frost and Jacobs) and was a member of the firm’s executive committee.  Mr.
Kaloski joined AK Steel in 2002 as director, operations technology, with more than 30 years of steel industry experience.   He was named vice president, operations in 2003, and assumed the additional responsibilities for quality assurance purchasing, engineering and supply chain management in 2004. ; Prior to joining AK Steel, Mr.
www.aksteel.com /news/press_release.asp?doc_id=426   (368 words)

  
 Scotland on Sunday - Entertainment - David Steel rejects national theatre post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
SIR David Steel, the former Presiding Officer of the Scottish parliament, has turned down the chance to be chairman of the new Scottish national theatre.
Steel, who played a crucial part in the campaign to establish Scottish devolution, was sounded out for the job by figures connected to the Scottish Arts Council as a high-profile civic figure with a keen interest in the arts.
Last night Steel was not available for comment and the Executive would not comment on the prospect of an announcement on the theatre this week.
scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com /entertainment.cfm?id=987572003   (662 words)

  
 The Scotsman - Opinion - Real questions for Sir David Steel to answer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sir David’s amour-propre had been dented by criticism of his oversight of the Holyrood project by previous witnesses to the inquiry, including the former Scotland Office minister Sam Galbraith.
Sir David is forgetting that he has real questions to answer about the conduct of his responsibilities as the man in titular charge of Holyrood’s construction after 1999 - a period when costs rocketed out of control.
Sir David disclaimed responsibility, saying that crucial warnings about delays and spiralling costs had been kept from him and the Corporate Body by senior civil servants - though at the time, he was happy to castigate the press for reporting that costs were out of control.
thescotsman.scotsman.com /opinion.cfm?id=140262004   (680 words)

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