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  William Hague
William Hague (born March 26, 1961) is a British politician and former leader of the UK Conservative Party.
Hague was born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, a strongly working-class area, and caused a sensation at the age of sixteen by speaking at the Conservative party's national conference.
William Hague is no longer being in the political spot light, and it seems unlikely that he will return to front-line politics in the near future.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/wi/William_Hague.html   (258 words)

 William Hague - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Jefferson Hague (born March 26, 1961) is a British politician, the Member of Parliament for Richmond, North Yorkshire, former leader of the Conservative Party, and current Shadow Foreign Secretary.
Hague was born in Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England and was educated at Wath-upon-Dearne Comprehensive in Rotherham.
Between 1997 and 2002 William Hague was the chairman of the International Democrat Union.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Hague   (1658 words)

 Amazon.com: William Pitt the Younger: Books: William Hague   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
William Hague's biography of Pitt the Younger has excited much comment and interest in the UK because Hague was one of the youngest men ever to lead a major political party.
William Pitt the Younger (or as he was described by some of his contemporaries Billy Pitt) is a book written by a politician about a politician (you may remember that William Hague was an ex-leader of the Tory party).
William Hague's biography is the best sort of biography, it is fascinating to read with telling stories about Pitt and his contemporaries and allows us to see Pitt in the context of his times.
www.amazon.com /William-Pitt-Younger-Hague/dp/1400040523   (5515 words)

William Hague knew the funds were limited and he had to supervise all the work he designed.
William Hague and Catherine Hague were married in the parish of Cavan on the 19th of February 1833.
William the future architect was born the 7th of February 1836 the eldest of a family of six.
www.sip.ie /sip019G/williamhague.html   (866 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: William Pitt the Younger: A Biography: Books: William Hague   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Hague was elected to Parliament at age 28 and became the Tory party leader at age 36, the youngest party leader in 200 years.
Hague has indicated that he intended and expected this book to be a popular history that could be enjoyed by any reader.
Hague to solidify his position within Conservative ideology (and by result the Conservative party), this book remains a very informative and enjoyable account of one of the more interesting political figures we have had in recordable history.
www.amazon.co.uk /William-Pitt-Younger-Biography-Hague/dp/0007147198   (2018 words)

 BBC NEWS | VOTE2001 | Hague to step down
William Hague is to resign as leader of the Conservative Party following his disastrous showing in the general election.
Mr Hague's decision to go came after UK voters delivered a second landslide victory for Tony Blair's Labour Party, which is expected to hold an overall majority of 167 in the new parliament.
He criticised Mr Hague for fighting on the wrong issues and failing to take account of social changes such as the rise of multi-culturalism, gay rights and increased breakdown in marriage.
news.bbc.co.uk /vote2001/hi/english/newsid_1377000/1377309.stm   (695 words)

William was born in Wentworth to a family who ran a thriving business over the eastern side of the vast estate in Greasebrough village.
Hague's Soft Drinks was a local institution and young William grew up knowing industry secrets that any child would have treasured.
Romsey was supposed to be a huge step back into the limelight for Hague and his Conservatives as they attempt to claw back the grass roots Tories who defected to labour in the last two elections.
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 Speakers Corner - William Hague
Hague was born and brought up in Yorkshire, where he continues to serve as Member of Parliament for Richmond.
William spent five years as a consultant at McKinsey and Co before entering the House of Commons, where he was soon appointed Minister for Pensions and then Secretary of State for Wales in the Major Government.
William remains active in politics and is a senior figure in the International Democrat Union, the global network of Centre-Right parties.
www.speakerscorner.co.uk /speaker/166/william-hague.html   (611 words)

 I-resign.com - The Hall of Fame - William Hague   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Hague himself has been obsessed by politics for most of his life, famously speaking at a 1970s Tory Conference under the gaze of Margaret Thatcher when he was only 16.
Hague's immediate resignation demonstrates that the Conservatives are going to have to rebuild the party from its very foundations.
Hague will remain leader until a new one is chosen in time for next party conference in October.
www.i-resign.com /uk/halloffame/viewHOF_43.asp   (982 words)

 William Hague
HAGUE, William, clergyman, born in Pelham, Westchester County, New York, 4 January, 1808.
Hague was sent as United States commissioner to the World's fair in Paris in 1878, and with the assistance of George F. Becker wrote the report on "Mining Industries at the Paris Exposition of 1878" (Washington, 1880).-Another son, Arnold, geologist, born in Boston, Massachusetts, 3 December, 1840.
Hague and Samuel F. Emmons, there is given the results of a detailed geological survey across the Cordilleras of North America, from the Great Plains to the Sierra Nevada range in California.
www.famousamericans.net /williamhague   (910 words)

 International Institute for Strategic Studies - Address to the IISS by Rt Hon William Hague MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
William Hague is currently the Conservative Party’s Shadow Foreign Secretary and Senior Member of the Shadow Cabinet.
Hague was born on 26 March, 1961 in Rotherham.
Whilst in Government, Hague was Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Rt Hon Norman Lamont MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1990-93; Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the DSS from 1993-94; and Minister of State, DSS from 1994-95.
www.iiss.org /conferences/recent-key-addresses/william-hague-address   (232 words)

 William Hague
William Hague taking over from the outgoing John Major quickly embarked on radical changes in an attempt to reverse the fortunes of the beleaguered party.
Hague was born on March 26, 1961, at Rotherham, Yorkshire, into a family that ran a small soft-drink business.
Hague however won the respect of his new constituents and was noted for his sympathy, good humour, and intelligence.
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 Biographie de William Hague - LES DESIRS SOCIALISTES DE JULIEN TOLEDANO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Hague was born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, into an upper-middle class family in a strongly working-class area.
As Hague admitted on the morning of Labour's second landslide victory "we have not been able to persuade a majority, or anything approaching a majority, that we are yet the alternative government that they need." The Conservatives won only one more seat in the 2001 General Election than they had in the 1997 election.
William Hague is no longer in the political spot light, and it seems unlikely that he will return to front-line politics in the near future.
www.politique-info.org /article-1108797.html   (2929 words)

 NEWSMAKER PROFILE / William Hague / Tory leader puts up good face / Gloomy election forecast doesn't diminish Hague's ...
Even Hague, after presenting an ambitious plan Monday for his first days in office, had warned of the dangers of a Labor landslide.
Hague was undaunted, as he has been throughout a campaign in which the bald politician in Savile Row suits is simultaneously mocked as Britain's oldest 40- year-old and portrayed in cartoons as a fetus.
Hague, whose mother gave him a membership in the Conservative Party for his 15th birthday, is an Oxford-educated Yorkshireman who speaks with a nasal, northern accent.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2001/06/07/MN205518.DTL   (610 words)

 SwindonEvent - William Hague in Swindon
The former leader of the Conservative party, William Hague, spoke passionately and amusingly of political skullduggery, lies, deceit, bribery and vote rigging today.
No, this was life in Westminster 300 years ago under the leadership of Britain's youngest Prime Minister, William Pitt the Younger, the subject of a recent biography written by Hague.
Speaking for just under an hour, Hague gave an entertaining summary of Pitt's life as Prime Minister - a post he was thrust into at the tender age of only 24-years-old (he had turned down the role twice at only twenty three) and one he kept for just over 19 years (another record).
www.swindonevent.com /williamhague.htm   (493 words)

 WILLIAM HAGUE: Profile: George W Bush - "He means what he says"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Having mispronounced Ffion's name after our first meeting - "It's good to be here with William and Effion" - to the titters of the Westminster press corps, he has ever since wanted to know how she is, how her career is going and pronounces her name perfectly.
At their head is a President who believes that just as it has been his own responsibility to keep himself strong and fit, so it is America's responsibility to make itself stronger and more powerful than ever and to take on the tasks for which others have neither the self-discipline nor the means.
Hague is a good man. I mostly know him from his Question Time battles with Tony Blair.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/763934/posts   (2457 words)

 William Pitt The Younger by William Hague
The younger William Pitt – known as the ‘schoolboy’ – began his days as Prime Minister in 1783 deeply underestimated and completely beleaguered.
William Hague was born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire and caused a sensation at the age of sixteen by speaking at the Conservative party's national conference.
Subsequently, Hague went to Magdalen College, Oxford and while there was President of the Oxford Union.
www.lovereading.co.uk /book/401   (398 words)

 Telegraph | News
WILLIAM HAGUE has dropped references to Britain becoming a "foreign land" under Labour in his pre-election speeches.
Mr Cook, speaking to the Trilateral Commission, a think-tank of foreign policy experts from Europe, the United States and Japan, said: "In the age of globalisation, it is irresponsible for politicians to seek power by posing as anti-foreigner." Labour was committed to making English "the language of the communications revolution".
Hague's address to the Scottish Conservative Party Conference in Edinburgh [9 Mar '01] - Conservative Party
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2001/03/10/nhag10.xml   (510 words)

 William Hague   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
William Hague was Leader of the Opposition from 1997-2001.
Hague was born and brought up in Yorkshire, where he continues to serve
William is now using his business skills once again, as an advisor to
www.nyt.co.uk /william-hague.htm   (387 words)

 William Hague for Tory Leader Petition
To: William Hague M.P. Ex Conservative leader William Hague has declared that he is not contemplating a dramatic return to the helm of the Tory party.
Although I believe Mr William Jefferson Hague to be a man of his word, I feel that we should show William how much the British public adore him, and require him to lead our great party and country into a new era.
The William Hague for Tory Leader Petition to William Hague M.P. was created by and written by Ed Poynton (studyalex@hotmail.com).
www.petitiononline.com /willhage/petition.html   (193 words)

 William Hague   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
William Jefferson Hague was born on 26 March 1961 in Rotherham, Yorkshire...
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 The Cameron Leadership » William Hague   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Along with Liam Fox’s speech to the Heritage Foundation, the trip also featured a speech by Mr Hague to the John Hopkins Centre for Transatlantic Relations and a meeting between Mr Osborne and the new Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, as well as meetings with several leading Republicans.
Mr Hague has been quoted as wanting to give the message of the British Conservative Party as a “strong but not slavish”, candid ally of the United States.
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www.cameronleadership.co.uk /category/shadow-cabinet/william-hague   (501 words)

 William Hague - SourceWatch
William Hague was leader of the Conservative Party after the massacre of the 1997 election and the resignation of John Major.
He led the party to another defeat in 2001, and resigned, to be followed by Iain Duncan Smith.
If you find SourceWatch useful, please consider making a donation to its sponsor, the Center for Media and Democracy.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=William_Hague   (174 words)

 Hague, William | Aristotle | Guardian Unlimited Politics
People > MPs > Conservative > William Hague
William Hague says: (after resignation) "I believe strongly, passionately for everything I've fought for but it's also vital for leaders to listen and parties to change"
Others say: Andrew Rawnsley, the Guardian: He is "a young Harold Wilson who talks and thinks like Margaret Thatcher."
politics.guardian.co.uk /person/0,9290,-2130,00.html   (62 words)

 William Hague: Punch the smug, whining Tory slaphead!
William Hague: Punch the smug, whining Tory slaphead!
Welcome to the furiously balding Tory buffoon, William.
Here's the creepy Tory slaphead who, like all Tories, is cordially invited to take his rightful place in the Face Slapping Gallery.
www.urban75.com /Punch/hague.html   (108 words)

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