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  The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News
Vauxhall is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Since the abolition of the Lambeth Central constituency in 1983, the constituency has included all of Kennington and Stockwell, and the northern parts of Clapham and Brixton and the area commonly known as Vauxhall.
The local government wards in the constituency are currently divided between Labour and Liberal Democrats on Lambeth Council, with a lone Conservative representing Clapham Town ward until losing the seat in the 2006 local elections.
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Vauxhall_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (310 words)

 Streatham (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Streatham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The 1918 boundaries of the Streatham constituency remained unchanged until the 1965 changes to Greater London local government were eventually reflected in the constituency boundaries fought at the February 1974 general election.
The rest of the constituency, including the town of Streatham was now in the London Borough of Lambeth, and Streatham became one of four Borough Constituency divisions of Lambeth, along with 'Vauxhall', 'Norwood' and 'Lambeth Central'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Streatham_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (720 words)

 Bethnal Green and Bow (UK Parliament constituency)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bethnal Green and Bow is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
In 1974 the Bethnal Green constituency was abolished.
Between 1983 and 1997, most of the present constituency formed the seat of Bethnal Green and Stepney.
www.tocatch.info /en/Bethnal_Green_and_Bow_(constituency).htm   (934 words)

 BBC NEWS | Programmes | BBC Parliament | Prime Minister's Questions
Kate Hoey (Vauxhall, Labour) welcomed the visit of the Dalai Llama and wondered if the reason the PM had not made time to meet him was because of advice from the Chinese Government.
He was interested to know about Labour members in the European Parliament voting in favour of it - for temporary workers - in spite of the PM's guidance on the matter.
The prime minister said he was satisfied the terms of the directive satisfied British interests and expanded upon the increase of British jobs in the light of the UK's acceptence of the Social Chapter.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/low/programmes/bbc_parliament/3749729.stm   (1237 words)

 Lambeth Conservatives :: People :: Parliament
The Dulwich and West Norwood constituency is situated in south east Lambeth and includes the Dulwich town centre area in the south west of neighbouring Southwark.
The Streatham constituency stretches from the south west of the borough towards Brixton in the centre.
The Vauxhall constituency is located in the north of the borough and contains Clapham Town, Larkhall, Stockwell, Vassall, Oval, Prince's, Bishop's and Ferndale wards.
www.conservatives.lambeth.com /people/parliament.htm   (202 words)

 UK: House of Commons Debate on Iraq - 3-6-02
There is a compelling case for the UK at the least to send someone such as Lord Levy to Iraq to discuss security and inclusion, which relate to internal scrutiny.
A debate and a vote on the subject are not constitutionally necessary—there are plenty of precedents to the contrary—or politically essential.
We found out only later that she was a professional actress and that the whole stunt had been paid for as part of the war propaganda.
www.iraqwatch.org /government/UK/Commons/uk-commons-030602.htm   (10086 words)

 FT.com / In depth - Reflections on the key election results as they came in through the night
Foreign Secretary Jack Straw holds onto his seat with a reduced majority in Blackburn, the constituency with the third-highest number of muslim voters in the country.
On the day when data indicated that the UK economy slowed in the first quarter, leading analysts predicted that tax rises would likely be inevitable regardless of which party won the election.
The Irish justice minister insisted that his campaigning for an SDLP candidate in the UK general election is “in a personal capacity”.
www.ft.com /cms/s/5969b5c6-a2a7-11d9-b4e8-00000e2511c8.html   (10325 words)

 Battersea (UK Parliament constituency) information - Search.com
It is represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Battersea is an unusually-shaped constituency due to it following the Thames as it snakes into and out of central London, covering the north-eastern third of the London Borough of Wandsworth.
Battersea constituency was created in 1983 by merging the old Battersea North and Battersea South constituencies (some areas of Battersea South became part of the adjoining Tooting constituency).
www.search.com /reference/Battersea_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (525 words)

 Streatham (UK Parliament constituency) information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The 1918 boundaries of the Streatham constituency remained unchanged until changes to Greater London local government in the 1960s were reflected in the constituency boundaries fought at the February 1974 general election.
The Streatham constituency was reduced in size, with a western area being divided between the then new constituencies of Battersea South and Tooting.
Following the move of the towns of Streatham and Clapham to the London Borough of Lambeth in 1965, Streatham became one of four Borough Constituency divisions of Lambeth, along with 'Vauxhall', 'Norwood' and 'Lambeth Central'.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com /reference/Streatham_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (699 words)

 General Elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The UK is divided in to 659 constituencies.
While there are restrictions on who can stand for election, the UK is a democracy and as such any eligible person can stand regardless of whether they belong to a political party.
During the lifetime of a Parliament, if an MP resigns, dies or is disqualified a by-election will be held for his / her constituency.
www.municipalyearbook.co.uk /index.asp?pageid=429   (375 words)

 The KISS Guide to UK Politics
A Member of Parliament (MP) is someone who is elected to represent a particular part of the country (a constituency) in the House of Commons.
He was adopted as prospective Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Aylesbury in December 1990 and was elected as Member for Parliament for that Constituency in 1992.
Any constituent can make an appointment to see me to tell me their views or, more often, to ask me to take up a problem that they have with a government department or the local council.
www.freewebs.com /thekissguidetoukpolitics/mps.htm   (453 words)

 House of Parliament on Intelligence Agencies
It is important that Parliament and the public should know the clear objectives of the intelligence and security agencies; but it is also right that we should explain to the public that the success of the agencies can be secured only by conditions of secrecy.
A number of our constituents believe that they are under daily surveillance from the security agencies, who are up the chimney, in the garage, or inside the television set.
I think that Parliament also assumes that those Members' instincts, political background and awareness of colleagues' feelings enable them to act decisively in dealing with anything that might be wrong inside that ring, to set boundaries and parameters, and to ensure that money is not being wasted and the job is being done properly.
cryptome.sabotage.org /hop032901.htm   (19228 words)

 Kate Hoey, MP for Vauxhall, has no website: Pledge Success   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
However, in a community such as Vauxhall where issues such as gun-crime and drug addiction are so entwined with unemployment, I wonder why you feel the need to campaign vehemently on behalf of those who are completely removed from your own constituency.
I am acutely aware that your parliamentary voting record does not, in my opinion, reflect the activites of an MP who is working hard to further the interests of her constituents (according to www.theyworkforyou.com you have attended a mere 55% of votes in the last session).
This organisation, I believe, is at odds with your responsibility as the Member of Parliament for Vauxhall which, should you need reminding, is an urban constituency without a hunt or a local shoot.
www.katehoey.co.uk /2005/08/pledge_success.html   (1486 words)

 Signifying Nothing: Tell 'em about it, Joe-Joe!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The UK has decided to keep records of virtually all vehicle movements in the country and retain the data for at least two years.
Parliament is the only meaningful constraint on the Executive and their widespread powers.
The effect is also a partial consequence of Britain’s nonpartisan redistricting system; gerrymandering in the U.S. depresses the number of districts that are likely to “swing” from one party to the other, while the British process tends to produce a larger number of districts close to parity.
blog.lordsutch.com /?topic=29   (4024 words)

 Richard Bacon MP - Member of Parliament for South Norfolk
This speech was given in the Committee of the Whole House on 27 April 2004 on Clause 4 of the Finance Bill, concerning the proposed whisky strip stamp.
However, the combined efforts of many months of putting out thousands of newspapers saying that I was zooming to victory in the race for the Vauxhall constituency merely increased her majority from 10,000 to about 18,000.
It wants to reach the best outcome for the industry and it asked me, as the Member of Parliament for Dumbarton and as the chairman of the all-party whisky group, to help the association.
www.richardbacon.org.uk /speeches/whisky.htm   (1299 words)

 'A Great Cause'
The previous July the Labour Party's NEC Commonwealth sub-committee had reacted cautiously to a motion from the Isle of Thanet constituency party supporting the boycott, saying that it was a matter for individual choice.
The 17 January Conference, held in Denison House, Vauxhall Bridge Road, attracted 250 people from 168 organisations,[88] and was chaired by Trevor Huddleston and Dennis Phombeah.
In his speech to the Cape parliament Macmillan had specifically rejected the boycott, saying 'I deprecate attempts which are being made in Britain today to organise a consumer boycott of South African goods'.
www.anc.org.za /ancdocs/history/aam/aam_origins.html   (12266 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Vauxhall (UK Parliament constituency)
Since the abolition of the Lambeth Central constituency in 1983, the constituency has included all of Kennington and Stockwell, and the northern parts of Clapham and Brixton as well as the area commonly known as Vauxhall.
The 1989 by-election was caused by Stuart Holland's resignation to take up an academic job in preference to remaining in the Labour Party.
There were two Green Party candidates (due to an error on their part), two National Front candidates from their warring "Third Way" & "Flag" factions, as well as the feuding 'Social & Liberal Democrats' and 'Continuing Social Democratic Party' candidates.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Vauxhall_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (359 words)

 Turnout collapsing in Britain (Signifying Nothing: Tell 'em about it, Joe-Joe!)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Turnout is expected to be especially dire among young people – and worse still in inner-city districts like Vauxhall.
Martin Bell, a former independent member of Parliament, says Parliament is too subservient to the prime minister.
Blair in his Sedgefield constituency, also cites the erosion of trust in politicians.
blog.lordsutch.com /?entryid=2696   (601 words)

 Vauxhall_by-election,_1989 - Thagodz Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A by-election for the United Kingdom House of Thagodz Commons was held in the constituency of Vauxhall on the 15th June 1989, following the resignation of sitting member Stuart Holland.
There were two National Front candidates, from their warring "Third Way" and "Flag" factions; E. Budden was the official National Front candidate.
By-elections to the UK Parliament in London constituencies
www.thagodz.com /search/wiki/?title=Vauxhall_by-election,_1989   (240 words)

 Kannadiga wins local elections in United Kingdom - Deccan Herald - Internet Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dr Patil caught the attention of the UK national media during his brief interaction with the British PM early this week.
The aggressive UK media and the more eloquent bloggers lapped up the opportunity to wonder aloud if Blair was indeed interested in running the country and why he had not answered in a more confident negative.
It was at the hospital that he came in contact with many politicians, because it is located opposite the parliament.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/may232006/state1843292006522.asp   (827 words)

 Kensington and Chelsea (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kensington and Chelsea is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The constituency covers the central and southern portions of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, covering the centres of both Kensington and Chelsea.
Following their review into parliamentary boundaries in North London, the Boundary Commission have created two new constituencies based on the existing Kensington and Chelsea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kensington_and_Chelsea_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (139 words)

 Pambazuka News
contribution of Africans to the UK economy and society.
UK and trained in Ghana, doubled from 143 to 293.
Parliament, Tetu Constituency, Nyeri District, Republic of Kenya; Founder
www.pambazuka.org /en/category/diaspora/28696   (1105 words)

 Drugs Adviser Quits Over New Cannabis Laws
The Labour MP, whose Vauxhall constituency is covered by the Metropolitan Police's "softly, softly" cannabis experiment, said the long-term effects of the drug were not known and rolling out the stance across the country would hit the most deprived areas.
The Department for Education and Skills is known to be preparing guidance for teachers on the reclassification of cannabis, which suggests ministers want the change in place by Parliament's summer recess.
But Mr Blunkett was also expected to announce that police will retain the power to arrest cannabis users in certain "aggravated" cases, such as when the drug is smoked outside schools.
www.mapinc.org /drugnews/v02.n1272.a03.html   (724 words)

 Members of Parliament 2005 -
There is also a list in alphabetic order of MPs' names.
Click on the constituency name for the election result.
Click on the MP's name to send an email to that MP (please use this facility responsibly).
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk/mps.htm   (142 words)

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