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Alan Thomas Howarth, Baron Howarth of Newport, CBE, PC, (born 11 June 1944) is a British Labour Party and formerly Conservative Party politician who was a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1983 until 2005.
Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, (2 July 1903 – 9 October 1995) was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from October 1963 to October 1964.
The following events occurred in April 1964.
The Army and Navy Club in London is a private members club founded in 1837, also known informally as The Rag.
Black Prince was a proposed British-led satellite expendable launch system.
British Eagle International Airlines was a major British independentindependent from government-owned corporations airline that operated from 1948 until it went into liquidation in 1968.
The British Overseas Trade Board was an export promotion agency of the UK Department of Trade and Industry from 1972 to 1988.
Carla Thorneycroft, Baroness Thorneycroft, DBE (12 February 1914 – 7 March 2007), was the wife of Conservative Party politician and Chancellor of the Exchequer Peter Thorneycroft.
Cecil Edward Parkinson, Baron Parkinson, PC (1 September 1931 – 22 January 2016) was a British Conservative politician and cabinet minister.
The Chairman of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom is responsible for party administration, overseeing the Conservative Campaign Headquarters (formerly Conservative Central Office).
The Chancellor and Under-Treasurer of Her Majesty's Exchequer, commonly known as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, or simply the Chancellor, is a senior official within the Government of the United Kingdom and head of Her Majesty's Treasury.
The caretaker ministry of 1945 held office for two months from May to July in the United Kingdom, during the latter stages of the Second World War.
The Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde is a British-French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner that was operated from 1976 until 2003.
The Conservative government of the United Kingdom that began in 1957 and ended in 1964 consisted of three ministries: the first Macmillan ministry, second Macmillan ministry, and then the Douglas-Home ministry.
The 1965 Conservative Party leadership election was held in July 1965 to find a successor to Sir Alec Douglas-Home.
In the 1960s CVA-01 aircraft carrier was to be the first of a class of fleet carriers that would have replaced the Royal Navy's existing aircraft carriers, most of which had been designed before or during World War II.
David McAdam Eccles, 1st Viscount Eccles (18 September 1904 – 24 February 1999) was an English Conservative politician.
Denis Winston Healey, Baron Healey, (30 August 1917 – 3 October 2015) was a British Labour Party politician who served as Secretary of State for Defence from 1964 to 1970, Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1974 to 1979 and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 1980 to 1983.
Derick Heathcoat-Amory, 1st Viscount Amory,, (26 December 1899 – 20 January 1981) was a British Conservative politician and member of the House of Lords.
Donald Anderson, Baron Anderson of Swansea, (born 17 June 1939, Swansea) is a British Labour Party politician, who was one of the longest-serving Members of Parliament in recent years, his service totalling 34 years.
Edwin Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys, (24 January 1908 – 26 November 1987) was a British politician and minister in successive Conservative governments in the 1950s and 1960s.
Dunston is a small village in England lying on the west side of the A449 trunk road about south of Stafford, close to Junction 13 of the M6 motorway.
Eaton Square is a residential garden square in London's Belgravia district.
The Economic Secretary to the Treasury is the fifth-most senior ministerial post in the UK Treasury, after the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, the paymaster-general and the financial secretary.
Following the resignation of Winston Churchill in April 1955, Anthony Eden, then-Foreign Secretary, took over as Leader of the Conservative Party, and thus became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
John Enoch Powell (16 June 19128 February 1998) was a British politician, classical scholar, author, linguist, soldier, philologist and poet.
The Europa rocket was an early expendable launch system of the European Launcher Development Organisation (ELDO), which was the precursor to the European Space Agency (ESA).
Financial Secretary to the Treasury is a junior Ministerial post in the British Treasury.
The First Shadow Cabinet of Edward Heath was created on 28 July 1965 after the Conservative Party elected Edward Heath as its leader, replacing Sir Alec Douglas-Home.
Geoffrey Audus Nicholson Hirst TD (14 December 1904 – 18 June 1984) was a British industrialist and politician who was a maverick Conservative Member of Parliament.
Gordon Samuel David Parry, Baron Parry (usually Lord Parry) (30 November 1925 – 1 September 2004) was a Welsh Labour politician.
Grosvenor House is a luxury hotel that opened in 1929 in the Mayfair area of London, England.
The Handley Page Dart Herald was a 1950s British turboprop passenger aircraft.
Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, (10 February 1894 – 29 December 1986) was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963.
Harold Arthur Watkinson, 1st Viscount Watkinson, (25 January 1910, in Walton on Thames – 19 December 1995, in Bosham) was a British businessman and Conservative Party politician.
Hartley William Shawcross, Baron Shawcross, (4 February 1902 – 10 July 2003), known from 1945 to 1959 as Sir Hartley Shawcross, was a British barrister and politician and the lead British prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crimes tribunal.
The Hawker Siddeley P.1154 was a planned supersonic vertical/short take-off and landing (V/STOL) fighter aircraft designed by Hawker Siddeley Aviation (HSA).
Henry Hartley Fowler, 1st Viscount Wolverhampton, GCSI, PC (16 May 1830 – 25 February 1911) was a British solicitor and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 until 1908 when he was raised to the peerage.
HMS Bristol (D23) is a Type 82 destroyer, the only vessel of her class to be built for the Royal Navy.
Jocelyn Edward Salis Simon, Baron Simon of Glaisdale, (15 January 1911 – 7 May 2006) was a Law Lord in the United Kingdom, having been, by turns, a barrister, a commissioned officer in the British Army, a barrister again, a Conservative Party politician, a government minister, and a judge.
Harold Julian Amery, Baron Amery of Lustleigh, PC (27 March 1919 – 3 September 1996), was a British politician of the Conservative Party, who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for 39 of the 42 years between 1950 and 1992.
"Labour Isn't Working" was an advertising campaign in the United Kingdom.
Leslie Ruthven Pym (24 May 1884 – 17 July 1945) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.
This is a list of Conservative Party MPs.
This is a list of life peerages in the Peerage of the United Kingdom created under the Life Peerages Act 1958 from the time the Act came into effect to 1979, grouped by prime minister.
This is a list of Lords Commissioners of the Treasury of Great Britain.
Below is a list of Members of the Order of the Companions of Honour from the order's creation in 1917 until the present day.
These representative diagrams show the composition of the parties in the 1950 General Election.
These representative diagrams show the composition of the parties in the 1951 General Election.
These representative diagrams show the composition of the parties in the 1955 General Election.
These representative diagrams show the composition of the parties at the 1959 general election.
These representative diagrams show the composition of the parties in the 1964 General Election.
The following notable pupils of Eton College were born in the 20th century.
The Preserved county of Gwent is divided into seven-and-a-half Parliamentary constituencies — approximately one half of Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney falls within Mid Glamorgan.
The ceremonial county of Staffordshire (which includes the area of the Stoke-on-Trent unitary authority) is divided into 12 Parliamentary constituencies - 4 Borough constituencies and 8 County constituencies.
This is a List of Privy Counsellors of the United Kingdom appointed between the accession of King Edward VIII in 1936 and the death of King George VI in 1952.
The following is a list of episodes of Question Time, a British current affairs debate television programme broadcast by BBC Television.
This is a list of people who have shadowed one of the Great Offices of State in the United Kingdom's Official Opposition Shadow Cabinet.
This is a list of parliamentary by-elections in the United Kingdom held between 1931 and 1950, with the names of the incumbent and victor and their respective parties.
Following is an incomplete list of past and present Members of Parliament (MPs) of the United Kingdom whose surnames begin with t. The dates in parentheses are the periods for which they were MPs.
Lieutenant-Commander Stephen Lynch Conway Maydon (15 December 1913 – 2 March 1971) was a British Navy officer and politician who had a brief career in government.
Michael Ray Dibdin Heseltine, Baron Heseltine, (born 21 March 1933) is a British Conservative politician and businessman.
The post of Minister of Defence was responsible for co-ordination of defence and security from its creation in 1940 until its abolition in 1964.
The Ministry of Aviation was a department of the United Kingdom government established in 1959.
The Ministry of Defence was a department of the British Government responsible for defence and the British Armed Forces.
Monmouth (Trefynwy meaning "town on the Monnow") is the historic county town of Monmouthshire, Wales.
Monmouth (Sir Fynwy) is a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (at Westminster).
The Monmouth by-election, 1945 was a by-election held for the British House of Commons constituency of Monmouth in Wales on 30 October 1945.
The Nassau Agreement, concluded on 21 December 1962, was an agreement negotiated between President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and Harold Macmillan, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as a result of a series of meetings by the two leaders over three days in the Bahamas following Kennedy's announcement of his intended cancellation of the Skybolt.
Evelyn Nigel Chetwode Birch, Baron Rhyl (18 November 1906 – 8 March 1981) was a British Conservative politician.
Operation Shed was a British plan for military intervention in Zanzibar following the 1964 Zanzibar revolution.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport was a junior position at the British Ministry of Transport.
The United Kingdom's Polaris programme, officially named the British Naval Ballistic Missile System, provided its first submarine-based nuclear weapons system.
Margaret Thatcher served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from May 1979 to November 1990.
The President of the Board of Trade is head of the Board of Trade.
Professional wrestling in the United Kingdom spans over one hundred years but became popular when the then new independent television network ITV began showing it in 1955, firstly on Saturday afternoons and then also in a late-night midweek slot.
Quintin McGarel Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone, (9 October 1907 – 12 October 2001), who held the title 2nd Viscount Hailsham from 1950 to 1963, was a British politician known for the length of his career, the vigour with which he campaigned for the Conservative Party, and the influence of his political writing.
Richard Austen Butler, Baron Butler of Saffron Walden, (9 December 1902 – 8 March 1982), generally known as R. A. Butler and familiarly known from his initials as Rab, was a prominent British Conservative politician.
Russell Frederick Bretherton, (3 February 1906 – 11 January 1991), was a British economist, civil servant and amateur entomologist, particularly noted for his membership of the Spaak Committee in 1955.
Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Defence (Defence Secretary) is an official within Her Majesty's Government and head of the Ministry of Defence.
The position of Secretary of State for War, commonly called War Secretary, was a British cabinet-level position, first held by Henry Dundas (appointed in 1794).
John Selwyn Brooke Lloyd, Baron Selwyn-Lloyd, (28 July 1904 – 18 May 1978), known for most of his career as Selwyn Lloyd, was a British politician.
In British politics, the Shadow Home Secretary is the person within the shadow cabinet who 'shadows' the Home Secretary; this effectively means scrutinising government policy on home affairs including policing, national security, immigration, the criminal justice system, the prison service, and matters of citizenship.
The Shadow Secretary of State for Defence is a member of the UK Shadow Cabinet responsible for the scrutiny of the Secretary of State for Defence and the department, the Ministry of Defence.
Stafford is the county town of Staffordshire, in the West Midlands of England.
Stafford is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Jeremy Lefroy, a Conservative.
The Stafford by-election of 1938 was held on 9 June 1938.
Stephen Thomas Swingler, PC (2 March 1915 – 19 February 1969) was a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom.
The Sunda Straits Crisis was a two-week confrontation between the United Kingdom and Indonesia over the passage of the Illustrious-class aircraft carrier HMS ''Victorious'' through the Sunda Strait, a major waterway separating the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, occurring between August and September 1964.
"Super-Mac" was a 1958 cartoon image of Harold Macmillan, which became an enduring nickname for him.
Thatcherism describes the conviction, economic, social and political style of the British Conservative Party politician Margaret Thatcher, who was leader of her party from 1975 to 1990.
The Other Club is a British political dining society founded in 1911 by Winston Churchill and F. E. Smith.
Winston Churchill formed the third Churchill ministry in the United Kingdom after the 1951 general election.
Thornycroft, Thorneycroft, or Thornicroft can refer to:;Thornycroft family: Thornycroft family, British arts and industry family.
The 1945 United Kingdom general election was held on 5 July 1945, with polls in some constituencies delayed until 12 July and in Nelson and Colne until 19 July, because of local wakes weeks.
The 1966 United Kingdom general election on 31 March 1966 was won by incumbent Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson and was regarded as an easy victory.
The Venice in Peril Fund is a British registered charity.
Sir John Vincent Cable (born 9 May 1943) is a British politician serving as Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Member of Parliament for Twickenham since 2017.
William George Arthur Ormsby-Gore, 4th Baron Harlech, (11 April 1885 – 14 February 1964) was a British Conservative politician and banker.
William Stephen Ian Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw, (28 June 1918 – 1 July 1999), often known as Willie Whitelaw, was a British Conservative Party politician who served in a wide number of Cabinet positions, most notably as Home Secretary and de facto Deputy Prime Minister.
The 1941 Committee was a group of British politicians, writers and other people of influence who got together in 1940.
Events from the year 1958 in the United Kingdom.
The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.