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  Prime Minister of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Prime Minister is appointed by the Sovereign, who is bound by constitutional convention to choose the individual most likely to command the support of the House of Commons (normally, the leader of the party with a majority in that body).
The title "Prime Minister", however, is not altogether a matter of convention, as in 1905 it was in a sense given official recognition when the "Prime Minister" was named in the "order of precedence," outranked, among non-royals, only by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York and by the Lord Chancellor.
Ministers, Privy Counsellors, Ambassadors and High Commissioners, senior civil servants, senior military officers, members of important committees and commissions, and several other officials are selected, and in some cases may be removed, by the Prime Minister.
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 Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom : Deputy Prime Minister (UK)
Unlike analogous offices in other nations, the Deputy Prime Minister doesn't have any of the powers of the Prime Minister in the latter's absence and there is no presumption that the Deputy Prime Minister will succeed the Prime Minister.
William Whitelaw was Margaret Thatcher's deputy from 1979-1988, a post he combined with that of Home Secretary in 1979-83 and Leader of the House of Lords after 1983.
John Prescott was made Deputy Prime Minister in 1997, in addition to being Secretary of State for Environment, Transport and the Regions.
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 Deputy Leader - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Deputy Leader in the Westminster system is the second-in-command of a political party, behind the.
Deputy leaders often become Deputy Prime Minister when their parties are elected to government.
The deputy leader may take on the role of the leader if the current leader is, for some reason, unable to perform their role as leader.
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 Prime Minister of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Under the Blair Government, a separate department called the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister was created in 2002.
The present Deputy Prime Minister is John Prescott, who is also Secretary of State for Transport, Environment and the Regions.
Ministers, Privy Counsellors, Ambassadors and High Commissioners, senior civil servants, senior military officers, senior judges, Archbishops and Bishops of the Church of England, members of important committees and commissions, and several other officials are selected, and in some cases may be removed, by the Prime Minister.
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 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
The Prime Minister is appointed by the Sovereign, who is guided by constitutional convention to choose the individual most likely to command the support of the House of Commons (normally, the leader of the party with a majority in that body).
Due to the fact that the United Kingdom remains one of the strongest nations in the world, the role of the Prime Minister has been traditionally regarded as being among the most powerful in the world.
The powers of the office led Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone, a Conservative Minister, to liken the position of Prime Minister to an "elective dictatorship." Ultimately, however, the Prime Minister may be held responsible for the consequences of legislation or of general government policy.
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 John Prescott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Right Honourable John Leslie Prescott, PC (born May 31, 1938) is a British Labour Party politician who is presently Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
With the election of a Labour government in 1997, Prescott was made Deputy Prime Minister and given an impressively large portfolio at the head of the newly created Department for Transport, Environment and the Regions.
In the reshuffle that followed the resignation of Stephen Byers in 2002, he regained many of his previous responsibilities for local and regional government, which were moved to a newly-independent Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
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 11/04/99 -- Kyoto Process Still Alive but Suffering 'Political Schizophrenia'
Ministers from more than 60 nations, including the EU, Japan, New Zealand and the 43 small island states of AOSIS were among those which came out in support.
This led John Prescott, Environment Minister and Deputy Prime Minister for the United Kingdom, to reiterate that the UK maintains its national goal of a 20 per cent cut in CO2 by 2010.
One year remains before ministers are supposed to agree rules for operating the Kyoto Protocol at their sixth conference (COP6) to be held in The Hague, Netherlands.
www.climateark.org /articles/1999/prwrappr.htm   (764 words)

  
 UK Agrees With India On Commitment To Rio Principles - Indlaw News
The United Kingdom has agreed with India on the need for adhering to the Rio Principles that were agreed to at the Earth Summit at Rio de Janeiro for effective implementation of Agenda 21 for Sustainable Development.
T.R. Baalu, and the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mr.
On the issue of Type-2 initiatives that are being proposed by some industrialised countries, the Deputy Prime Minister said that those could only supplement the inter-governmental cooperation and could not be a substitute.
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 [29 Apr 1998]: PRESS CONFERENCE BY DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER OF UNITED KINGDOM
At a Headquarters press conference this morning, the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, John Prescott, called on the developing nations to sign the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
The Deputy Prime Minister said the signing of the Protocol by developed countries was an indication of their seriousness to look for global solutions to the problem of climate change.
Prescott said the Union was talking to the United States and was satisfied that it would sign the Protocol.
www.un.org /News/briefings/docs/1998/19980429.UK29A.html   (948 words)

  
 Prime Minister Of The United Kingdom Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 List of Speakers
Guntars Krasts, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia.
Kubanychbek Jumaliev, Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Tomislav Cokrevski, Minister for Internal Affairs of The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
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 Tripartite Social Summit - joint press release Presidency / European Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Romano Prodi, President of the Commission; and was attended by the Prime Minister of Luxembourg Mr Jean-ClaudeJuncker, the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Mr John Prescott and the European Social Partners, represented by ETUC, Eurocadres/CEC, UNICE, CEEP and UEAPME.
Aart Jan De Geus, the Minister of Labour and Employment Mr.
Prime Minister Balkenende and President Prodi stated that the social dialogue is crucial as concertation and consensus are at the heart of the European Social model.
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 Defra, UK - Environmental Protection - Climate Change
Formal Statement by the Rt Hon John Prescott MP Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
My good friend the Minister of Environment for Nigeria told me that his home town has been engulfed not by water but by the spreading desert.
Britain's preference is to use an improved and enhanced Global Environment Facility and I would propose a 50% increase in contributions, with possibly a formula for distribution.
www.defra.gov.uk /environment/climatechange/statement   (987 words)

  
 Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I would also like to associate myself with the statement of the distinguished Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom who spoke on behalf of the European Union and its associated states.
During the 1st World War, French Prime Minister Clémenceau said that war was much more important than to be left to the military.
Hungary appreciates the activity of the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the outstanding role it has played as a global forum for international cooperation.
www.un.int /hungary/980610km.htm   (789 words)

  
 John Prescott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He returned to the National Union of Seamen as a full-time official before being elected to the United Kingdom House of CommonsHouse of Commons as Member of ParliamentMP for Kingston upon HullHull East in 1970/.
Prescott held various posts in the shadow cabinet, but his career was secured by an impassioned closing speech in the debate at the Labour Party Conference in 1993 on the introduction of "one member, one vote" elections for the party leadership.
In the reshuffle that followed the resignation of Stephen Byers in 2002, he regained many of his previous responsibilites for local and regional government, which were moved to a newly-independent Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
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 President & Director's Office - Robert Gagosian
Deputy Prime Minister of England to Visit WHOI April 23 to Discuss Deep-Sea Research, International Collaboration
John Prescott, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Secretary of State for the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions, will visit Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) April 23 to discuss potential collaboration and to learn more about deep sea research.
Prescott will spend the day at WHOI meeting informally with scientific and engineering staff, learning about deep submergence science and imaging capabilities, biodiversity, climate change and coral reef research underway at the Institution.
www.whoi.edu /administration/president/news_990516.htm   (407 words)

  
 past sessions
John Prescott, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA - His Excellency The Honourable Bakari Mwapachu, Minister of Justice.
Thorsteinn Pálsson, Minister of Justice and Ecclesiastical Affairs.
www.un.org /ga/20special/monday.htm   (192 words)

  
 CERC - UK's Deputy Prime Minister Compares Inner-City Notes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On September 23, the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister, John Leslie Prescott, met with key people involved in Connecticut’s Inner City Business Strategy at Fleet Bank-Connecticut’s Hartford facility.
Successes and challenges between the state's inner cities and the inner cities in the United Kingdom were quite similar.
During his visit, the Deputy Prime Minister also accepted on behalf of Prime Minister Tony Blair the inaugural Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights for Blair’s part in developing the Good Friday Agreement, a blueprint for peace in Northern Ireland.
www.cerc.com /detpages/news786.html   (508 words)

  
 Prime Minister of the United ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Prime Minister of Japan and his Cabinet inform on the Japanese response on the attack.
The UK prime minister reaffirms his vow of support for the United States as he meets with President George W Bush in Washington.
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi leaves for the United States to pledge support in person for the fight against terrorism.
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 The Hindu : Biotechnology meet from today
An international conference on ``New Biotechnology Food and Crops: Science, Safety and Society'' is being organised here from July 10 to 12 by the United Kingdom and the OECD in cooperation with the FAO, WHO, UNEP, Convention on Biological Diversity and the Government of Thailand.
John Prescott, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and a Thai Deputy Prime Minister.
The Deputy Director General of OECD, Mr Herwig Schlog, Dr.
www.hinduonnet.com /2001/07/10/stories/03100006.htm   (294 words)

  
 The Chancellery of the Prime Minister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In connection with AP and PAP reports of unconfirmed threats against Poland by a hitherto unknown Islamic terrorist group, the Government Spokesman and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration announce that yesterday (20 July 2004) evening an earlier planned meeting of the Government Crisis Team was held and analysed all threats of this type.
During a meeting at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister, Prime Minister Marek Belka today held talks with the Minister of National Defence of the Kingdom of Norway, Kristin Krohn Devold.
PM Marek Belka today presented congratulations on the occasion to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia Miomir Žužul, during a meeting in the Office of the Prime Minister.
www.kprm.gov.pl /english/6213.htm   (622 words)

  
 20TH SPECIAL SESSION OF THE UN ON THE WORLD DRUG PROBLEM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
My delegation, as an associate member of the European Union, has already aligned itself with the statement of H.E. the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mr.
These references do justice to my Government's concerted efforts, including the establishment of a unit for combating money laundering, and they testify to our desire to prevent the use of Cyprus' extensive financial service sector from laundering money derived from illegal activities.
Cyprus which is a law abiding state, respecting its international obligations has ratified all major United Nations Conventions on drug use and trafficking including the landmark 1988 Vienna Convention.
www.un.int /cyprus/drug.htm   (825 words)

  
 North West England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Deputy Prime Minister of the United KingdomDeputy Prime Minister John Prescott subsequently announced that he will not move orders for other referendums before the relevant provisions expire in June, 2005/.
List of United Kingdom countries by area6th in England
List of United Kingdom countries by population3rd in England/
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 The Chancellery of the Prime Minister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom as a guest of the Prime Minister of Poland
The Prime Minister at the opening ceremony of the Warsaw Uprising Museum
Prime Minister Marek Belka visits soldiers of the Polish Military Contingent at Camp White Eagle in Bagram
www.kprm.gov.pl /english/6259.htm   (89 words)

  
 Articles - 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
April 29 - Census of population in the United Kingdom.
This series was highly anticipated as longtime Boston Bruins star and current Colorado defenseman Ray Bourque wins the Stanley Cup for the first time in his illustrious 22 year NHL career, a few days after the team's victory, Bourque announces his retirement.
August 6 - : George W. Bush is informed in his President's Daily Brief that Osama bin Laden is determined to strike targets within the United States and that the FBI believed activity consistent with preparations for hijacking US airplanes was underway.
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 2004 Danek Gertner Yad Vashem PhD Scholarship Awarded for Study on The Holocaust in Crimea and Caucasus
The inaugural event will take place over two days, on March 15 - 16th 2005 at Yad Vashem under the patronage of the President of the State of Israel, Mr.
Prime Ministers of France, Sweden, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, and Romania
Press arrangements for the events of March 15 - 16 will be issued separately.
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 Prime_Minister_of_the_United_Kingdom.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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