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The Administration and Works Committee is a select committee of the House of Lords with a remit to consider administrative services, accommodation, and works within the financial and strategic framework set by the House Committee.
The Anglo-Irish Agreement was a 1985 treaty between the United Kingdom and Ireland which aimed to help bring an end to the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Sir Brian Crossland Cubbon GCB (9 April 1928 – 20 May 2015) was a British senior civil servant and a member of the Charter Compliance Panel of the Press Complaints Commission.
The Cabinet Secretary is the most senior civil servant in the United Kingdom.
Her Majesty's Home Civil Service, also known as Her Majesty's Civil Service or the Home Civil Service, is the permanent bureaucracy or secretariat of Crown employees that supports Her Majesty's Government, which is composed of a cabinet of ministers chosen by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as two of the three devolved administrations: the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government, but not the Northern Ireland Executive.
Douglas Albert Vivian Allen, Baron Croham (15 December 1917 – 11 September 2011) was a British politician and civil servant.
The Dragon School is one school on two sites based in Oxford, England, U.K..
To be economical with the truth literally means to avoid revealing too much of the truth.
Sir Edward Richard George Heath (9 July 1916 – 17 July 2005), often known as Ted Heath, was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1974 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1965 to 1975.
The February 1974 Dissolution Honours List was issued on 2 April 1974 following the dissolution of the United Kingdom parliament in preparation for a general election.
The GCHQ trade union ban was a ban on trade union membership of employees at the Government Communications Headquarters in Cheltenham between 1984 and 1997.
The history of the foreign relations of the United Kingdom covers British foreign policy from about 1500 to 2000.
John Jeremy Thorpe (29 April 1929 – 4 December 2014) was a British politician who served as Member of Parliament for North Devon from 1959 to 1979, and as leader of the Liberal Party between 1967 and 1976.
John Joseph Benedict Hunt, Baron Hunt of Tanworth, GCB, KCPO (23 October 1919 – 17 July 2008) was a British civil servant.
A King's Scholar is a foundation scholar (elected on the basis of good academic performance and usually qualifying for reduced fees) of one of certain public schools.
A list of alumni of Christ Church, Oxford, one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
This is a list of the 1187 present and extant Barons (Lords of Parliament, in Scottish terms) in the Peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland, and the United Kingdom.
The BBC Radio 4 programme Desert Island Discs invites castaways to choose eight pieces of music, a book (in addition to the Bible – or a religious text appropriate to that person's beliefs – and the Complete Works of Shakespeare) and a luxury item that they would take to an imaginary desert island, where they will be marooned indefinitely.
This is an incomplete list of those who were made Knights/Dames Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath from the date of the Order's structural change by the Prince Regent on behalf of his father, King George III, on 2 January 1815.
This is a list of life peerages in the Peerage of the United Kingdom created under the Life Peerages Act 1958 from 1979 to 1997, during the tenures of the Conservative prime ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major.
This is a list of living life peers in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
The following notable pupils of Eton College were born in the 20th century.
This is a list of permanent under secretaries of state of the Home Office of the United Kingdom.
This is a list of incidents in London that have been labelled as "terrorism".
This is a list of University of Oxford people in British public life.
Lord Armstrong may refer to.
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.
This is a list of members of the House of Lords, the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Michael Ray Dibdin Heseltine, Baron Heseltine, (born 21 March 1933) is a British Conservative politician and businessman.
Sir Oliver Letwin, (born 19 May 1956) is a British Conservative politician.
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.
Peter Maurice Wright (9 August 191627 April 1995) was the principal scientific officer for MI5, the British counter-intelligence agency.
The Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister is a senior official in the British Civil Service who acts as Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Private Passions is a weekly music discussion programme which has been running since 15 April 1995 on BBC Radio 3, presented by the composer Michael Berkeley.
Robert Armstrong may refer to.
Frederick Edward Robin Butler, Baron Butler of Brockwell, (born 3 January 1938) is a retired British civil servant, now sitting in the House of Lords as a crossbencher.
The Falklands Play is a dramatic account of the political events leading up to, and including, the 1982 Falklands War.
The Other Club is a British political dining society founded in 1911 by Winston Churchill and F. E. Smith.
Sir Thomas Armstrong (15 June 1898 – 26 June 1994) was an English organist, conductor, composer and educationalist.
This article lists past and present Under-Secretaries of State serving the Home Secretary of the United Kingdom.
The University of Hull is a public research university in Kingston upon Hull, a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
Virginia Hilda Brunette Maxwell Bottomley, Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone, PC, DL (née Garnett, born 12 March 1948) is a British Conservative Party politician.
The Westland affair in 1985–86 was an episode in which Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and her Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Heseltine, went public over a cabinet dispute with questions raised about whether the conventions of cabinet government were being observed and about the integrity of senior politicians.
The Queen's Birthday Honours 1975 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.
The Queen's Birthday Honours 1978 were appointments by many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.
The New Year Honours 1983 were appointments by most of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries, and honorary ones to citizens of other countries.
Events from the year 1988 in the United Kingdom.
The New Year Honours 1988 were appointments by most of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries, and honorary ones to citizens of other countries.