Whitelaw


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Whitelaw

(ˈwaɪtˌlɔː)
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(Biography) William (Stephen Ian), 1st Viscount Whitelaw of Penrith. 1918–99, British Conservative politician; Home Secretary (1979–83); leader of the House of Lords (1983–88)
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For trampling round by Cheviot-edge Were heard the troopers keen; And frequent from the Whitelaw ridge The death-shot flash'd between,'" &c.
Now a letter published by the BBC implies then Home Secretary William Whitelaw had decided to grant him parole if he recovered from TB.
Willdan Group Inc (NASDAQ:WLDN) declared on Friday that its board of directors elected Debra Coy as a director and Paul Whitelaw and Micah Chen as corporate officers.
The company behind the proposal is Whitelaw Brae Windfarm Ltd, which was set up by 2020 Renewables to develop the scheme.
1) Michio Ito's performance in Yeats's At the Hawk's Well in 1916 and Billie Whitelaw's performance in the Beckett-directed Not I in 1973 offer productive grounds to examine to what degree Yeats's and Beckett's control of Ito and Whitelaw respectively demanded the actors' total surrender of their artistic agency during a period when popular thought regarded stage performance as involving a measure of individualized self-expression.
Chief executive Lindsay Whitelaw told ECHO Business: "Liverpool forms a core part of the Northern Powerhouse.
The law firm of McLane Middleton has announced the hiring of attorneys Steven Slovenski, Henry Klementowicz and Lindsay Whitelaw.
TRIBUTES have flooded in for the Coventryborn actress Billie Whitelaw.
ACTRESS Billie Whitelaw, famed for her roles in films including The Omen, has died at the age of 82.
Founded in 1976 in Eugene by University of Oregon economics professor Ed Whitelaw, the firm was quietly sold for an undisclosed price two years ago.
Custodian Total Security Services, which specialises in intruder alarms, CCTV and access control systems, appointed Kallum Whitelaw, 17, from North Shields with the help of a PS1,500 Government grant to combat a shortage of skilled technicians in the security industry.
In fact, the "willie" that Mrs Thatcher was talking about was her deputy prime minister, Willie Whitelaw (real name: William Whitelaw, who in later life became Viscount Whitelaw).