Kinnock


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Kinnock

(ˈkɪnək)
n
(Biography) Neil (Gordon). Baron. born 1942, British Labour politician, born in Wales; leader of the Labour Party (1983–92); a European commissioner (1995–2004) and vice-president of the European Commission (1999–2004)
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STEPHEN FRY once toyed with the idea of becoming an MP under a Neil Kinnock premiership.
COMEDIAN Stephen Fry once toyed with the idea of becoming an MP under a Neil Kinnock premiership, a letter to the former Labour leader suggests.
A letter from Fry to Kinnock from the early 90s suggests the TV star had ambitions to join the former Labour leader in Parliament.
A letter from Fry to then Islwyn MP Kinnock from the early 1990s suggests the comedian had ambitions to join the former leader of the opposition in Parliament.
Letters released today show how aides to Neil Kinnock made the case that the Labour leader needed a more powerful Rover than the one that would be provided by the Government's car service.
AS late as about May Stephen Kinnock probably thought one day he would follow in the footsteps of his dad Neil as Labour party leader.
VETERAN politician Neil Kinnock fears young people will forget to vote in the EU referendum - because it clashes with Glastonbury.
FORMER Labour leader Neil Kinnock's son has said Wallasey MP Angela Eagle would be a "very, very strong" candidate to lead the party.
STEPHEN Kinnock has won the nomination to fight the Aberavon seat for Labour at the next general election.
Neil Kinnock lived up to his reputation for wild gesticulation by infuriating Fulham fans with his over-the-top celebrations at a Premier League game, it has emerged.
FORMER Welsh Labour leader Neil Kinnock looks back at his family history in the first of a new run of BBC Wales' popular Coming Home.