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  John Prescott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prescott held various posts in Labour's 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.
Prescott made a gaffe in January 1998 when he declared in a radio interview that "the green belt is a Labour achievement, and we mean to build on it".
Prescott's own assertion has been that the visits did not involve any discussion of uses of, or planning permission for, the Dome, and that the only topic they discussed was the career of William Wilberforce, the campaigner against slavery (and also against gambling), a predecessor of Prescott as a Hull MP.
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 John Prescott
John Leslie Prescott (born May 31, 1938) is a British Labour Party politician who is presently Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
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.
Prescott's 2001 election campaign was marred by a scuffle with a protester who had thrown an egg at him.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/jo/John_Prescott.html   (406 words)

  
 BBC News | UK POLITICS | The 'decent' face of old Labour
John Leslie Prescott was born in 1938 in a seaside bungalow in Prestatyn, north Wales.
Mr Prescott is increasingly being known as the "secretary of state for the second term".
It was Mr Prescott who sought to bring public sector workers back on side after the prime minister's derisive remarks about the scars he had bore from their failure to modernise.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/392191.stm   (1246 words)

  
 New Statesman - Politics - Anne Perkins praises John Prescott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
John Leslie Prescott, Deputy Prime Minister, entitled since May to draw a state pension, has acquired an unfamiliar lustre as a politician with human values.
Prescott, MP for Hull East for 33 years, is said to regard himself as Blair's Bevin, the authentic voice of the worker in the ear of the professional, middle-class Prime Minister.
Prescott, despite being directly elected deputy leader by the party, has appeared to be Deputy Prime Minister (a prime ministerial appointment) solely on sufferance, the party's comfort blanket, dismissed by the Whitehall gossips as a failure as a departmental minister, always on the transfer list.
www.newstatesman.com /200308250004   (1063 words)

  
 BBC News | UK POLITICS | Labour's beleaguered deputy
Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott is used to being on the receiving end of the media's vitriol.
John Leslie Prescott was born in 1938 in a bungalow in Prestatyn, north Wales.
During the 1997 general election campaign, Mr Prescott was dispatched on a battle bus to tour the marginal constituencies.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/555380.stm   (1265 words)

  
 John Prescott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In May 2006 the PM asked John Prescott to chair a number of major Cabinet Committees and to oversee the efficient development of Government policy.
Mr Prescott was born in Prestatyn, Wales, in 1938.
John held a series of Shadow Cabinet posts, dealing with regional affairs, employment, energy and transport, and in 1994 was elected Deputy Leader of the Labour Party.
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 GLOBE 2002 7th Biennial Conference and Trade Fair on Developing the Business of the Environment. March 13-15, 2002 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
John is also Chair of The Environment Foundation; Chair of the Environmental and Social Committee of the Association for Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA); a member of the Board Sustainability Committee of Anglian Water; member of the Advisory Board of an ING sustainability investment fund; and a Patron of the New Economics Foundation.
John Furlong is a resident of Richmond, BC having previously lived in Nanaimo and Prince George.
John was the inaugural Woodward Clyde Professor of Environmental Science at the University of Auckland, where he established the new postgraduate programme in Environmental Science.
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 Important Ministers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
John Smith died suddenly and unexpectedly in 1994, and in the subsequent leadership contest Tony Blair won a large majority of his party's support.
John Prescott was born in Prestatyn, Wales, in 1938.
John held a series of Shadow Cabinet posts, dealing with regional affairs, employment, energy and transport, and in 1994 was elected Deputy Leader of the Labour Party and appointed to the Privy Council.
www.britischebotschaft.de /en/embassy/political/ministers1.htm   (1067 words)

  
 My Family
John C Williams was born in Oct 1884 in Illinois.
John W Williams was born between 1902 and 1965 in Jackson, Illinois.
She was married to John Charles Williams between 1889 and 1926.
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 Skull and Bones - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The information was finally reformatted as an appendix in the book Fleshing out Skull and Bones by editor, researcher, and writer Kris Millegan, who published it in 2003.
Beginning in 1833, one of the responsibilities of the cohort of fifteen seniors is to select fifteen new junior members to replace them, which is called being tapped for the society.
John Kerry on "Meet the Press" with Tim Russert confirming Skull and Bones membership
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 Telegraph | News
JOHN PRESCOTT is lobbying Tony Blair to surrender part of his Downing Street empire to him to boost his own role.
Mr Prescott, 63, was also forced to deny that he plans to stand down at the next election because he was frustrated with his role.
Mr Prescott is said to have blamed Mr Blair for failing to spot tensions in Stephen Byer's Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions that led to the damaging departure of Jo Moore and Martin Sixsmith.
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 'Two Jags' Prescott is no stranger to controversy | 24dash.com - Communities
John Leslie Prescott was born on May 31, 1938, in Prestatyn, North Wales, the son of a white-collar railway worker and local councillor.
In a further shadow cabinet reshuffle, Prescott was awarded the employment portfolio and in the summer of 2001 he was appointed to the new role of Deputy Prime Minister.
They said their bid to install solar panels on the roof was a protest aimed at Mr Prescott because of his responsibility for housing policy, and was intended to highlight the amount of energy wasted by domestic housing in Britain.
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 Prescott John Leslie - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Prescott, John Leslie (1938-), British politician, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party (1994-), Deputy Prime Minister (1997-), and Secretary of...
Martin, Sir (John) Leslie (1908-2000), British architect who was instrumental in extending the influence of the Modern Movement in post-war...
In his final years, with the status that came with his full membership of the Royal Academy, Constable took to lecturing on landscape painting,...
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 "P" Famous People
Pickering, John (?1776-1846) Linguist, philologist, and attorney, born in Salem, Massachusetts...
Polkinghorne, John (1930-) Physicist and clergyman, born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset...
Prescott, John (Leslie) (1938-) British politician, born in Prestatyn, Denbighshire, NC Wales, UK.
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 Cortez Journal Obituaries - March - April 2001
She was born to Leslie John Prescott and Ellen (Tippetts) Prescott in Heyburn, Idaho, on Dec. 7, 1914.
John was born to Andrew Christian and Gunda (Olsen) Peterson on July 6, 1911 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
John was preceded in death by both of his parents; son, John "Bert" Albert Peterson and one grandchild.
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 Balance- November / December 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
It was around this time that Mr Prescott was being diagnosed with diabetes – and now, two years later, he readily acknowledges the mood swings he has suffered.
When we meet, Prescott is enjoying the last few days of his annual ‘acting up’ while Tony Blair is on his summer holiday.
John Leslie Prescott was born in Prestatyn, north Wales in May 1938.
www.diabetes.org.uk /balance/196/196prescott.htm   (1784 words)

  
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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.
Prescott has on occasion been described as a Champagne socialist.
Prescott's 2001 election campaign was marred by a scuffle with a protester who had thrown an egg at him  and the incident was captured by television crews, causing the name "Two Jags" to be replaced by "Two Jabs".
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 Guardian Unlimited Politics | Comment | William Keegan: A mixed second term at St Spinner's
Prescott, John Leslie (Transport House): John is a keen and active participant in all school activities.
Enjoying his food as he does, John was disappointed when, on the Geography Club's expedition to Scotland, he and his new friend Gordon were not allowed into the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar.
John is working on his English, and so are we.
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 My Family
John FAY and Hannah CHILD were married in Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
Samuel Prescott Phillips FAY was born on 10 Jan 1778 in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
John FIELD and Sally WOOD were married in 1795 in Albermarle County, Virginia.
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 My Family
John II White was born on 11 Sep 1688 in Haverhill, Essex, MA.
Children were: John II White, Mary White, Hannah White, William White, Samuel White, Nicholas White, Timothy White, Elizabeth White, James White, Abagail White, John White, Joseph White, Abigail White, Lydia White, Joanna White.
Children were: Elizabeth Loomis, Mary Loomis, John Loomis, Nathaniel Loomis, Joseph Loomis, Sarah Loomis, Elizabeth Loomis, Mary Loomis, John Loomis, Thomas Loomis, Nathaniel Loomis, Samuel Loomis, Mary Loomis, John Loomis, Nathaniel Loomis, Mary Loomis, John Loomis, Nathaniel Loomis.
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 letter
A well-dressed Caucasian man staggers onto the veranda and is followed by an expressionless woman in a cold rage, Leslie Crosbie (Bette Davis), who pumps more lead into the dead body until she empties her revolver.
Leslie later tells her husband Robert (Herbert Marshall), the manager of the Singapore plantation run by a British company with a home office in Liverpool, that she shot Geoffrey, someone hubby never met but was a close friend of hers, because he was drunk and tried to make love to her after coming over unexpectedly.
We soon discover the dead man was Leslie's lover for some time but recently married the native woman and abandoned the married woman of ten years, who was so obsessively in love that she couldn't let him ago.
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 Scotsman.com News - Opinion - Lock up your daughters... Prescott's in charge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
That a man such as Prescott should be in charge of any country - he would be a non-starter even in Equatorial Guinea - is testimony to the ongoing collapse of parliamentary democracy in the developed world.
It should be borne in mind that the regime of which Prescott is deputy leader has imposed upon ordinary people in the workplace a reign of PC terror, where the most innocent remarks or gestures between the sexes can lead to arraignment before a tribunal and loss of employment.
If Prescott has been a "bit more honest" then perhaps, if that is your view, you should have said "a bit less dishonest" but I still disagree with you.
news.scotsman.com /opinion.cfm?id=1104702006   (1464 words)

  
 News - Yorkshire Post Today: News, Sport, Jobs, Property, Cars, Entertainments & More
The home where Mr Prescott raised his family, and became one of Britain's best known political figures, was the focus of media attention once more after news broke that Sutton's most famous resident had been conducting an affair with his secretary.
In a further shadow cabinet reshuffle, Mr Prescott was awarded the employment portfolio and in the summer of 2001 he was appointed to the new role of Deputy Prime Minister.
John was wonderful and always knew that there was that little part of me that was always there," she told the Sunday Telegraph in a rare interview.
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 This is Guernsey - Archive
THE prospect of cake and a cuppa was enough for John Prescott to take time out of his heavy schedule.
Mr Prescott and his eight officials were served cherry Bakewell tarts as well as fig and almond cakes.
Mr Prescott stayed in the shop for about 45 minutes while the protection officers looked at their watches and made the necessary telephone calls.
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 John F. Graves of Jamaica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
John Graves (3) was born about 1718, and died 29 July 1773 in Trelawny, Jamaica, West Indies.
There were sons and daughters of a John and Sarah Graves baptized and buried in St. Catherine, Jamaica, between 1705 and 1712.
It is possible that John Graves went to Jamaica via Barbados, or he could have arrived via New England.
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John Connors is a highly skilled artisan who works with a impressionistic flair.
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Hood, John R. Mixed media artwork by John R. Hood explores meditative colors and textures which deal with the Cent...
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 Dr_John
Dr John Arbuthnot (1667-1735) was the political satirist who created the character of John Bull and was immortalised by his friendship with Pope, Swift and Gay.
There are portraits described as being of Dr John Arbuthnot which seems more probably to be of William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield (1705-93).
A copy is owned by Sir William Arbuthnot, Bt, inscribed u.l., "John Arbuthnot M.D." which may once have been at Warthill and subsequently sold.
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 newsBlog | Campaign for an English Parliament
John Shuttleworth, an independent councillor representing Weardale on Durham County Council, called for the authority to withdraw its £84,800 annual funding to the assembly in the wake of the referendum result.
John Elliott, chairman of the North-East Says No campaign which led opposition to the assembly in the referendum, says if the Government wanted an elected regional assembly it should have just gone ahead and then be judged on its creation at the next election.
To oppose this motion by stealth, which is what John did was very underhand, I am confident that if I had anticipated a vote I could have secured a majority and moved the motion on to its next stage.
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