Sumption


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Sump´tion


n.1.A taking.
2.(Logic) The major premise of a syllogism.
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Madeleine Sumption, of Oxford University, said the figures showed the UK was now a "less attractive destination for EU citizens".
In the recent BBC Reith Lectures retired Supreme Court Judge Lord Jonathan Sumption opined, "A nation cannot hope to accommodate divisions among its people unless its citizens actively participate in the process of finding political solutions to common problems."
Maritime Museum Director and CEO, Mr Kevin Sumption PSM said the museum had been exploring installing solar panels to Wharf 7 for several years, but found conventional solar panels were too heavy and rigid.
Madeleine Sumption, director of the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford: "It's clear that the UK has become a less attractive destination for EU citizens since the referendum, and this applies both to short-term migrants and people planning longer stays.
Madeleine Sumption, director of the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford, said: "The real reason that net migration has been higher than the Government promised is that the target itself was never realistic.
Tuesday The Reith Lectures BBC World Service, 9am This year's BBC Reith Lecturer is Jonathan Sumption, until recently one of England and Wales's most senior judges, sitting in the UK's Supreme Court.
In his second Reith Lecture titled Law's Expanding Empire last Tuesday, former Supreme Court Justice, Lord Sumption, who is both a historian and a lawyer, warned against the politicisation of law.
The papers in this Review look at some of the options, including those contained within the White Paper: Madeleine Sumption (Oxford) looks at employer sponsorship for skilled visas and Erica Consterdine (Sussex) at Youth Mobility Schemes.
If we look at evidence for its impact on consumption, tobacco taxation has de- creased tobacco con- sumption by 40% in South Africa and the sugar tax in Mexico has reduced sug- ary beverage sales by 5% in the first year and 10% in the second year.
Madeleine Sumption, director of the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford, said: "The overall story the data tell on EU migration is clear - Britain is not as attractive to EU migrants as it was a couple of years ago.
Kevin Sumption, head of the Australian National Maritime Museum, said: "Early indications are that the team has narrowed the possible site for the wreck of HMB Endeavour to one site, which is very promising.
"It's not definitive that this is Endeavour," the director of the Australian National Maritime Museum, Kevin Sumption, told (https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/sep/19/wreck-of-captain-cooks-hms-endeavour-discovered-off-coast-of-america) the Guardian.