Ernest Bevin

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Noun1.Ernest Bevin - British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951)
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1 The Olympic Games took place in London 2 Gerard Depardieu was born 3 Ernest Bevin signed a treaty of alliance with Iraq's Salih Jabr 4 Aviation pioneer Orville Wright died impossipuzzles The first digit of a certain 6-figure number is a 4.
He contrasts Mr Corbyn's reluctance to campaign alongside David Cameron with Labour's Clement Attlee and Ernest Bevin serving in Winston Churchill's war cabinet.
My MP in Gateshead Konni Zilliaca was hounded by Ernest Bevin after the post war election in 1945 for supporting nuclear disarmament and was deselected.
Some appear to forget that it was Clement Attlee and Ernest Bevin who worked together on the decision to produce a British atomic bomb.
I remember Ernest Bevin telling America off, saying to them 'If you want to take this lot on, great, because we have had our belly full of it'.
It was created by one of Labour's greatest ever foreign secretaries, Ernest Bevin, because his generation came through the Second World War and wanted to keep the peace.
A Avocado B Guava C Quince D Aubergine A Aneurin Bevan B Ernest Bevin C Hugh Gaitskell D Harold Wilson QUESTION 15 - for 15 points: Where would you find the Beardmore Glacier?
Named after Labour minister Ernest Bevin, they were called up from all over the country to replace around 40,000 experienced miners who had joined the armed services The "Bevin Boy in YorKshire" exhibition marKs the 70th anniversary of the Bevin Boy scheme, which had a profound impact on the many men who served their country deep underground rather than on the battlefield.
The Bevin Boys' were named for Ernest Bevin, then Minister for Labour and National Service, who came up with the idea to conscript workers into the mines and supply much-needed coal to the British industry from 1943 to 1948.
Records of the British military intelligence unit MI5 reveal that a member of the Lehi pre-state militia confessed when captured by mandate authorities that a fellow Lehi member wanted to assassinate high-ranking British politicians, including Churchill and then-Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin.
So 70 years ago this month Ernest Bevin, Minister of Labour, appealed for volunteers.