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March 12, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
About one-fourth of the Conservative members of Parliament believe Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher should resign before the next election, according to polls published Sunday in two newspapers. The surveys in the Sunday editions of the Times of London and the Independent are the latest signs of growing discontent with the Thatcher government. The Sunday Times said it questioned 100 Conservative members of Parliament and that 10 said Thatcher should resign now.
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June 24, 1995 | NANCY MILLS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For years, Vanessa Redgrave was the most prominent actress-politician in Britain--but, despite two attempts, she was never elected to Parliament. Three years ago, her contemporary, Glenda Jackson, gave up acting for politics and got elected to the House of Commons, where she raises her voice now and then to denounce the Conservative government of Prime Minister John Major.
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June 24, 1995 | NANCY MILLS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For years, Vanessa Redgrave was the most prominent actress-politician in Britain--but, despite two attempts, she was never elected to Parliament. Three years ago, her contemporary, Glenda Jackson, gave up acting for politics and got elected to the House of Commons, where she raises her voice now and then to denounce the Conservative government of Prime Minister John Major.
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February 14, 1994 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Britain's government grappled with another sex scandal Sunday after a Conservative lawmaker resigned a parliamentary job over reports that he had an affair with an aide. The incident, publicized in Sunday tabloids, is one in a series of scandals that have tarnished the government's "Back to Basics" family values campaign. The lawmaker, Hartley Booth, 47, denied that he had sexual relations with researcher Emily Barr, 22.
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February 14, 1994 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Britain's government grappled with another sex scandal Sunday after a Conservative lawmaker resigned a parliamentary job over reports that he had an affair with an aide. The incident, publicized in Sunday tabloids, is one in a series of scandals that have tarnished the government's "Back to Basics" family values campaign. The lawmaker, Hartley Booth, 47, denied that he had sexual relations with researcher Emily Barr, 22.
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August 13, 2000
For the first time in two decades--and for a limited time--tourists can walk in the steps of prime ministers and legislators in England's Palace of Westminster. The public for years has been admitted to visitor galleries overlooking the Houses of Parliament.
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March 13, 1986 | PAUL JACOBS, Times Staff Writer
An insurance trade group is planning to fly Assembly Speaker Willie Brown and several other legislators to England this month to visit Lloyd's of London and learn from an industry perspective the reasons for the growing insurance crisis in California. The trip, scheduled for the Legislature's Easter vacation, has upset consumer organizations that have backed legislation that would tighten the state's regulation of the insurance industry.
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March 12, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
About one-fourth of the Conservative members of Parliament believe Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher should resign before the next election, according to polls published Sunday in two newspapers. The surveys in the Sunday editions of the Times of London and the Independent are the latest signs of growing discontent with the Thatcher government. The Sunday Times said it questioned 100 Conservative members of Parliament and that 10 said Thatcher should resign now.
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