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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He noticed that a bust of Ernie Bevin was missing from its place in the entrance to the Foreign Office.
His passing breaks one of the last links with the postwar heyday of Attlee, Nye Bevan and Ernie Bevin.
Recognising his own limitations, he had his own "in-house" attack dogs, including the likes of Nye Bevan, Herbert Morrison and Ernie Bevin.
So when Ernie Bevin asked for volunteers 70 years ago he wasn't starting a trend.
It tells the story of my 36 years in the party of Keir Hardie, Nye Bevan, Ernie Bevin, Jim Callaghan, Michael Foot and John Smith.
More than half-a-century ago Ernie Bevin said if nuclear weapons were a necessity they should have the Union Jack on them.
But Ernie Bevin, unlike Gordon Brown, slapped down the conspirators.
Blair's only acknowledgement of triumphs past was a dismissive nod in the direction of Keir Hardie, Clem Attlee and Ernie Bevin.