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April 23, 1990
Our own Congress is so amusing that it seldom is necessary to look abroad for legislative diversion. We make an exception, however, in the case of British parliamentarian Norman Tebbit. Tebbit, former chairman of the Conservative Party, is among those men who politics often thrusts forward, though their character is that of an 18th-Century Earl of Oxford of whom it was rightly said, "He melded cunning with mediocrity."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 23, 1990
Our own Congress is so amusing that it seldom is necessary to look abroad for legislative diversion. We make an exception, however, in the case of British parliamentarian Norman Tebbit. Tebbit, former chairman of the Conservative Party, is among those men who politics often thrusts forward, though their character is that of an 18th-Century Earl of Oxford of whom it was rightly said, "He melded cunning with mediocrity."
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NEWS
April 19, 1990 | DAN FISHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The man leading a Conservative Party revolt in Parliament against a government plan to admit up to 250,000 immigrants from Hong Kong says he is concerned about a demographic shift in the United States that will "inevitably" drive the United States and Britain apart. "I'll be sorry to see the United States becoming a less Anglo-Saxon country, a less European country," Norman Tebbit, the former Cabinet minister and Conservative Party chairman, said in an interview.
NEWS
April 19, 1990 | DAN FISHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The man leading a Conservative Party revolt in Parliament against a government plan to admit up to 250,000 immigrants from Hong Kong says he is concerned about a demographic shift in the United States that will "inevitably" drive the United States and Britain apart. "I'll be sorry to see the United States becoming a less Anglo-Saxon country, a less European country," Norman Tebbit, the former Cabinet minister and Conservative Party chairman, said in an interview.
NEWS
October 8, 1986
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's Conservative Party said Labor's commitment to remove all nuclear arms from Britain, including U.S.-made North Atlantic Treaty Organization missiles, would wreck the Atlantic Alliance. Party Chairman Norman Tebbit defended the government's pro-American policy at the annual party convention at Bournemouth.
BUSINESS
July 13, 1985
The Department of Trade and Industry said that Britain's secretary of state for trade, Norman Tebbit, has decided not to refer the proposed acquisition to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission for further review. R. J. Reynolds Industries reported June 2 that it was offering $85 a share in cash for 50.2% of Nabisco Brand's common stock and $85 a share in preferred stock and debt securities for the remaining shares.
NEWS
November 5, 1986 | From Reuters
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was accused in Parliament on Tuesday of trying indirectly to manipulate the news reports of the state-funded British Broadcasting Corp. through a campaign of intimidation. During parliamentary question time the leader of the opposition Labor Party, Neil Kinnock criticized Conservative Party Chairman Norman Tebbit for trying to "subordinate the BBC by his smears."
ENTERTAINMENT
November 25, 1987 | RICK SHERWOOD and DEBORAH CAULFIELD, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Ten leading members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party--including former Prime Minister Edward Heath and former party chairman Norman Tebbit--have turned down invitations to Thursday's London charity premiere of Sir Richard Attenborough's "Cry Freedom." The film about black South African activist Steve Biko, which opened in the United States and Zimbabwe earlier this month, is an indictment of South Africa's racial policies.
NEWS
February 20, 1986 | From Reuters
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher today claimed anti-Americanism was being deliberately fostered in Britain by opponents of plans to sell parts of the British Leyland vehicle firm to General Motors. "I fear some anti-Americanism has been aroused, and I fear some deliberately, in the United Kingdom about the future of British Leyland," Thatcher told the House of Commons.
NEWS
December 21, 1989 | From United Press International
Britain's plan to give about 225,000 Hong Kong citizens the right to live in the United Kingdom by 1997 provoked an angry split in the ruling Conservative Party today. Norman Tebbit, a former party chairman and one-time close adviser of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, led a right-wing attack on the plan, announced Wednesday by Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd.
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January 9, 1986 | Associated Press
Defense Secretary Michael Heseltine resigned in a spectacular government row today after accusing Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of stifling his campaign against the sale of Britain's only helicopter firm to American-led interests. Heseltine, a flamboyant politician often mentioned as a successor to Thatcher, stormed out of a Cabinet meeting and told reporters he was quitting.
NEWS
April 13, 1988 | SHIRLEY MARLOW
--"It's fresh, it's fast, it's free delivery," read an English sign on the 36-foot-long van offering the first American-style pizza in Moscow. A crowd gathered in a bitter wind and snow flurries around the van in the Lenin Hills as the joint venture between a New Jersey firm and the Moscow city government was declared officially open. "Very tasty," said a Russian customer as American television crews zoomed in on her. "We thought this was a great opportunity.
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