Douglas Hurd

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Douglas Hurd

(ˌdʌɡləs ˈhɜːd)
n
(Education) informal Brit a third-class university degree. Often shortened to: Douglas
[C20: from rhyming slang, after Douglas Hurd (born 1930), British Conservative politician]
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Tory grandees Lord Waldergrave and Lord Hurd will talk about the lure of politics and there will be a panel discussion about political satire including The Times' Hugo Rifkind and The Thick of It writer Ian Martin.
Former Northern Ireland secretary Lord Hurd, part of a Conservative government scarred by republican violence, agreed to use the Royal Prerogative of Mercy in May 1985.
"Boris Johnson has done what Disraeli did in the 19th century, namely raise the level of interest in politics up several pegs" - Lord Hurd, former Tory foreign secretary, accusing many politicians of "churning out featureless phrases."
I am still rocking on" Cilla Black, pictured "Boris Johnson has done what Disraeli did in the 19th century, namely raise the level of interest in politics up several pegs" Lord Hurd, former Tory foreign secretary, accusing politicians of "churning out featureless phrases" "I have always had that mentality in everything I have done, even if it is just finishing a bowl of pasta before my friend" Tennis star Maria Sharapova
The patrons of this society include William Hague MP, Foreign Secretary; Sir John Major KG, CH; The Lord Howe of Aberavon QC; Baroness Chalker of Wallasey and Lord Hurd of Westwell CH CBE; and whose President is Sir Malcolm Rifkind, KCMG, QC.
Lord Hurd, former Foreign Secretary said that on the past 50 years, Kuwait
Lord Hurd, who seems to favour the exponents of quiet negotiation more than he does the 'noisy' interventionists, also notes that the eleven foreign secretaries in this survey varied greatly in their effectiveness.
Model, Max Hurd, a grandson of the former Foreign Secretary, The Lord Hurd of Westwell, also joined them.
Visitors have included Lord Hurd, Terry Waite, Rowan Williams, Julia Neuberger, and Tony Benn..
11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States, Lord Hurd of Westwell, a former British foreign secretary, argued that the British government had a greater knowledge and understanding of U.S.
The branch had shortly before received a cheque for pounds 151,000 from Graham Cowdrey, director of charity at BGC, following the support of Sir Alex Ferguson, Sir Michael Stoute, Frankie Dettori, Mikey Holding, Lord Hurd of Westwell, The Baroness Trumpington and Rory Bremner, who had all gone to BGC's Canary Wharf offices to promote the cause of the Newmarket branch last year.
Did Doug - now actually Lord Hurd of Westwell - sit astride Stormforce?