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  Geoffrey Howe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Geoffrey Howe was born in 1926 at Port Talbot in Wales.
Howe represented Bebington in the House of Commons from 1964 to 1966, Reigate from 1970 to 1974, and Surrey East from 1974 to 1992.
Howe retired from the Commons in 1992 and was made a life peer as Baron Howe of Aberavon, of Tandridge in the County of Surrey.
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 [PH Magazine:Wi:95] Geoffrey Howe
Howe joins the school at a time when the areas of his expertise--cancer and the environment, radiation, and diet--are of foremost interest in the public health scene.
A glance at the scope of Howe's work reveals a list of priority topics of the day: the risk of cancer mortality in populations living near nuclear facilities; studies of dietary fat, artificial sweeteners, coffee, alcohol, caloric intake and breast cancer; the most definitive studies of fiber in colon cancer.
Howe has been a member of, and an invited participant in, several of the National Academy of Sciences' prestigious committees on the biological effects of ionizing radiation.
cpmcnet.columbia.edu /news/chronicle/archives/phmg0033.html   (490 words)

  
 Geoffrey Howe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Howe's position was made difficult by significant differences between his views and those of his Prime Minister, especially on relations between the UK and the European Community.
In his resignation speech on November 13, he offered a cricket metaphor for British negotiations with Europe: "It is rather like sending your opening batsmen to the crease, only for them to find, as the first balls are being bowled, that their bats have been broken before the game by the team captain".
Lord Howe is a patron of the UK Metric Association, a pressure group which argues for the full implementation of the metrication programme begun in 1965.
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 Faculty Profile - Geoffrey R. Howe Ph.D.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Howe is acting as Principal Investigator in a cohort study of U.S. nuclear workers and is also conducting an analysis of a similar study amongst Canadian nuclear workers.
With respect to nutritional studies, Dr. Howe is Chairman of an international collaborative study of brain tumors in adults in which diet is one of the principal areas of interest, particularly the hypothesis that exposure to n-nitroso compounds may increase the risk of brain tumors.
Howe is also collaborating in a study of the health effects of arsenic in Bangladesh which is being conducted by other members of the Department of Epidemiology and other faculty members at Columbia.
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 Howe, (Richard Edward) Geoffrey - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Howe, (Richard Edward) Geoffrey
Howe was born in Port Talbot, Glamorgan, and educated at Westminster School and Trinity Hall, Cambridge.
A barrister, Howe was elected Conservative MP for Bebington in 1964, but was defeated in 1966.
He was an opposition spokesperson on labour and social services in 1965–66 and became solicitor general in 1970, when he was knighted, as is customary on appointment to the post.
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 Geoffrey Howe: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Learn more about Geoffrey Howe in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Richard Edward Geoffrey Howe, Lord Howe of Aberavon (born December 20, 1926), formerly Sir Geoffrey Howe, is a senior British Conservative politician.
Howe retired from the Commons in 1992 and was made a life peer.
His wife Elspeth Howe, a former Chair of the Broadcasting Standards Commission, was made a life peer in 2001.
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 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | It's 15 years since Geoffrey Howe left office. But the clock is still running on a ...
Geoffrey Howe - the Tory minister who forced Margaret Thatcher out of No 10 - still has something special in common with his old boss, it was revealed yesterday.
Lord Howe's entitlement is revealed in figures provided by the government car service, which supplied 85 official cars to ministers and officials last year, at a cost to the taxpayer of more than £5m.
Lord Howe said yesterday that he had continued to use his official car since his high-profile resignation from the Thatcher cabinet in November 1990 because of "a prolonged security risk" and because he served as deputy prime minister.
www.guardian.co.uk /frontpage/story/0,,1702133,00.html   (657 words)

  
 Howe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Geoffrey Howe, (born 1926), British politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer under Margaret Thatcher
A Howe is also a type of barrow.
There were several British warships names HMS Howe.
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 Canisius College - The Rt. Hon. Lord Geoffrey Howe to Lecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lord Howe’s reputation for integrity and adherence to principal was confirmed in 1990 when he was confronted with a situation in which he felt he could no longer serve with honor, in the government of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Lord Howe resigned from his posts citing a "conflict of loyalty." A short time later he was awarded a Life Peerage to enter into the House of Lords.
Born in Port Talbot, South Wales, Lord Howe was educated at Winchester College and received a master of arts and master of law degree from Trinity Hall in Cambridge.
www.canisius.edu /newsevents/march01/030101_howe.asp   (448 words)

  
 Geoffrey Howe, Sir Biography / Biography of Geoffrey Howe, Sir Biography
Sir (Richard Edward) Geoffrey Howe was the chancellor of the Exchequer, entrusted with the key job of directing economic policy, in the Conservative government of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher which took office in 1979.
Called the "patient Fabian of Thatcherism" by one writer, Howe was less outspoken than the prime minister, but he was closely identified with her vigorously right-wing policies, especially in economics.
Geoffrey Howe was born in Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales, on December 20, 1926, the son of B. Edward Howe and E. (Thomson) Howe.
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 Media Centre
Nationwide Building Society has announced that Geoffrey Howe and Derek Ross are joining its Board as non-executive directors.
Geoffrey Howe spent most of his career at Clifford Chance including nine years as its managing partner.
I am delighted to welcome Geoffrey and Derek to the Board and believe that their extensive experience will be of great value to Nationwide".
www.nationwide.co.uk /mediacentre/PressRelease_this.asp?ID=600   (188 words)

  
 BBC Budget 97
The increased reliance on interest rates and monetary policy to control inflation and a shift in the base of taxation towards taxes on spending rather than on income were two important aspects of this.
The budget speech of the 10th March 1981 delivered by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Geoffrey Howe, is seen by many commentators to have been the most significant of all those during Mrs Thatcher's premiership.
Sir Geoffrey Howe told the Commons that 'to change course now would be disastrous'.
www.bbc.co.uk /politics97/budget97/background/bud1979_92.shtml   (1760 words)

  
 Guardian | Was this the Geoffrey Howe moment?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Michael Portillo's devastating interview is being compared to the 'Geoffrey Howe moment'.
On November 1 1990 Mr Howe, Margaret Thatcher's long-serving foreign secretary, resigned after the prime minister fiercely opposed Jaques Delors' proposal for a federal Europe.
On Tuesday November 13, he delivered a resignation speech to the House of Commons in which he compared being one of her cabinet ministers to opening the batting at cricket only to find his bat had been "broken...
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,4611093-103685,00.html   (127 words)

  
 Edinburgh Evening News - Howe takes chair of Railtrack Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
HOWE ABOUT THAT: Geoffrey Howe named as the new chairman of Railtrack's parent company as they prepare to sue the Government over shareholder compensation.
It said the "fight to win back value" for shareholders would be led by new chairman Geoffrey Howe, the former managing partner of international law firm Clifford Chance.
In a statement, it said: "Geoffrey Howe brings a wealth of legal and business experience that will be invaluable to the group as it pursues its claim for compensation."
edinburghnews.scotsman.com /index.cfm?id=248992002   (506 words)

  
 The Brussels Agreement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Howe's confirmation of what the Brussels Agreement is all about makes the deal even less credible and more unacceptable to the vast majority of Gibraltarians.
Howe continues: "After fifteen rough negotiating months we had the previous February signed an agreement for the reopening of Spain's land border with the tiny colony (it had been closed by General Franco in 1969) AND LAID THE WAY FOR TALKS ABOUT THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE COLONY." As a result.
That is how the clear sell-out of the people of Gibraltar was begun.
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 Letter to Sir Geoffrey Howe MP (resignation) | Margaret Thatcher Foundation
BBC Radio News Report 2300 1 November 1990 suggests that some kind of statement was issued from No.10 - probably through briefing - to the effect that MT accepted Geoffrey Howe’s resignation "more in sorrow than in anger".
I believe the party is united behind these aims and demonstrated that very clearly in the House on Tuesday: we have always been the party of Europe, and will continue to be so.
Finally, may I say how saddened I am personally at your decision to move to the back benches.
www.margaretthatcher.org /speeches/displaydocument.asp?docid=108236   (1446 words)

  
 (Richard Edward) Geoffrey Howe, Baron Howe of Aberavon (1926-), Politician
Born at Port Talbot and educated at Winchester and Cambridge, he became a barrister, and became a Queen's Counsel (QC) in 1965.
Howe became a Conservative member of Parliament in 1964.
He was Margaret Thatcher's Chancellor of the Exchequer (1979-83), Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1983-9), and Leader of the House of Commons and Deputy Prime Minister (1989-90).
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 USATODAY.com - Brothers develop vehicle for 2nd DARPA challenge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
NORTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — The monster vehicle sitting in the woods behind Geoffrey Howe's house can mangle a shed, splash across a pond and zoom 60 mph.
The Howe brothers watched the race on the Discovery Channel and decided to try it on their own.
The Howes have full-time jobs, Michael as a financial adviser and Geoffrey as assistant chief plant operator for the Portsmouth, New Hampshire, wastewater treatment facility.
www.usatoday.com /tech/news/2004-08-30-rip-saw-mojave_x.htm   (756 words)

  
 EMU Lord Howe
Lord Howe was UK chancellor of the exchequer 1979-83, foreign secretary 1983-89 and deputy prime minister 1989-90
However, if Europe wants to co-operate more closely, as it should, in the most sensitive of policy areas - such as foreign policy, defence, taxation, frontiers and citizens’ rights - then it must equally acknowledge that here supranational institutions currently lack the necessary public trust and respect to do the job.
Specifically, there are clear limits to how far majority voting can be extended beyond the approximately two-thirds of EU decisions to which it already applies.
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 Geoffrey Howe: The first Iron Chancellor?
Long before Gordon Brown got in on the act Geoffrey Howe was busy making unpopular decisions as Chancellor of the Exchequer.
In accordance with the monetarist philosophy Howe actually put taxes up - a measure unheard of in the middle of turbulent economic times.
The theory said that a tighter approach to the money supply was needed in order to bring inflation under control.
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 The Hungarian Quarterly, VOLUME XL * No. 154 * Summer 1999 - Geoffrey Howe
The years before the collapse of the Berlin Wall and thus of the Iron Curtain—an event for which your own country can claim credit—are bound to be perceived as the Dark Age; and the years since that seismic event, by contrast, as a near—Golden Age.
The outcome is bound to have a powerful impact upon the way in which our nations, along with many others will handle the agenda that I have been trying to discuss.
Lord Howe of Aberavon (formerly Sir Geoffrey Howe) served in Margaret Thatcher's Conservative Cabinet as Chancellor of the Exchequer for four years, 1979—83, as Foreign Secretary for six years, 1983—89, and as Deputy Prime Minister for twelve months, 1989—90.
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 Aberavon - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
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 Amazon.com: Tooth Extraction: A Practical Guide: Books: Paul D. Robinson,Geoffrey L. Howe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Publisher: learn how customers can search inside this book.
Instruction text based on Geoffrey Howe's original text written in the 1970s.
New sections have been added on subjects such as the use of general anesthesia and the medico-legal climate.
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 LETTER TO SIR GEOFFREY HOWE, UNITED KINGDOM SECRETARY OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS, JULY 21, 1986   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LETTER TO SIR GEOFFREY HOWE, UNITED KINGDOM SECRETARY OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS, JULY 21, 1986
I wish to emphasise that we intend no disrespect either to the British Government, to the European Community or to you personally, Sir Geoffrey.
Indeed, I would be honoured to meet you, outside of the context of your current mission to South Africa, to discuss the burning question of the need for decisive international action to bring a speedy end to the apartheid system.
www.anc.org.za /ancdocs/history/or/or86-11.html   (393 words)

  
 Hillman and Clarke (1988) Geoffrey Howe: A quiet revolutionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hillman and Clarke (1988) Geoffrey Howe: A quiet revolutionary
Great Britain; Politics and government; 1945-; Cabinet officers; Biography; Howe, Geoffrey
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