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Gerald Kaufman

Sir Gerald Bernard Kaufman is a British Labour Party politician, who has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1970, first for Manchester Ardwick, and then subsequently for Manchester Gorton. He was a government minister during the 1970s, and a member of the Shadow Cabinet in the 1980s. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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The abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank was "an ...
2014-07-01
Labour MP Sir Gerald Kaufman said the teens' deaths have "no conceivable justification of any kind" but he also condemned Israel's "collective punishment" against Palestinians during its search for the missing teenagers. The SDLP's Mark Durkan told MPs ...
(BBC News)
  1. Israeli teenagers Statement – 1 July 2014
  2. MP CONDEMNS 'ISRAELI TERRORISTS'

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Theresa May says sorry for passport fiasco
2014-06-18
Sir Gerald Kaufman, the Labour MP for Manchester, Gorton, described Mrs May as "useless and arrogant" and said that she is "the worst Home Secretary in my 44 years in the Commons". Keith Vaz, the chairman of the Commons home affairs select committee ...
(Telegraph.co.uk)
  1. May apology for passport delays

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UK MPs speak for empowerment of Kashmiri voices
2014-05-10
Mike Gapes MP, member Foreign Affairs Select Committee, Sir Gerald Kaufman MP, Clive Betts MP, Chairman Communities and Local Government Select Committee, Steve Baker MP, David Ward MP and Jason McCartney MP called on the Indian and ...
(The News International)
  1. British MPs for Kashmiris' inclusion in Pak, India dialogue

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Tony Benn was the leader Labour was lucky to lose
2014-03-17
Richard Heller was formerly political adviser to Denis Healey and Gerald Kaufman. He has been a professional speechwriter for over thirty years and is the author of standard manual High Impact Speeches (published by Prentice Hall Business). The ...
(Politics.co.uk)
  1. Tony Benn, the radical 'blueblood with the red soul', dies aged 88

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Tony Benn: the history man
2014-03-14
The left manifesto drawn up by Benn, branded by the rightwing Gerald Kaufman as the longest suicide note in history, might never have been written if some of the leading figures of the party's right had not broken away to form the SDP. Labour would ...
(The Guardian)
  1. Veteran Labour politician Tony Benn dies at 88

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“We must impose sanctions,” says British MP
2014-02-06
I'd like to share, especially with American readers, a great moment in the British parliament on 5 February when the MP for Gorton, Manchester, Sir Gerald Kaufman rose to speak in a debate on the humanitarian situation in Gaza. Here is what he said ...
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  1. Gaza crisis: ''We must impose sanctions'' says MP

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Bucs notes: Inconsistent run game hurting offense
2013-12-16
Pro Bowl DT Gerald McCoy is still upset with himself for an offside penalty early in the third quarter that wiped out a potential 69-yard interception return for a touchdown by LB Lavonte David. “One thing I pride myself on is protecting that guy ...
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    Bucs notes: Revis to be game-time decision
    2013-11-30
    Bucs DT Gerald McCoy and OLB Lavonte David have emerged in the past two seasons as elite performers. A year after making the Pro Bowl, McCoy leads Tampa Bay with 6.0 sacks and 13 QB hits, establishing himself as a consistent disruptive force inside.
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      Gibraltar row: Spain vows not to open any more UK diplomatic bags
      2013-11-27
      Several backbenchers were not content with the explanation offered by Spain, with Sir Gerald Kaufman, a Labour MP, saying people had been subject to "harassment after harassment" at the border. Nigel Evans, a Tory backbencher, said the action was ...
      (The Guardian)
      1. Cameron condemns 'extremely serious' action of Spain opening diplomatic bag ...
      2. Spain 'assurance' in Gibraltar row

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