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, a Sir William Edge Liberal MP, once raced against a flock of homing pigeons from London to Leicestershire by car and train, but lost the race by two minutes because the train was delayed?
, a Vote-OK pro-fox hunting group, claimed to have helped defeat 29 Members of Parliament at the 2005 British general election?
Thomas Scott (pictured), a member of the Canadian House of Commons, organized the 95th Manitoba Grenadiers in thirteen days to put down the North-West Rebellion of 1885?
journalist Daily Mail was questioned during the 1956 police investigation of suspected Rodney Hallworth serial killer John Bodkin Adams for leaking information to two MPs?
, a Sir Otho Prior-Palmer British Conservative Member of Parliament, accused a Labour MP of "never [having] done a damned day's work in his life", and claimed that Labour sent someone to stop Spitfire construction?
MP Ronnie Campbell accidentally supported due to his thinking that the word " National Fetish Day fetish" meant " worry"?
Labour Party Member of Parliament worked in the J. H. Hall trade union movement for over 40 years?
Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) had been an educational adviser to King John Gordon Drummond Campbell Chulalongkorn of Siam?
, Henry Seymour King Member of Parliament for Kingston upon Hull Central for 25 years, was the first climber to reach the summits of Mont Maudit and Aiguille Blanche de Peuterey?
served as Richard Baker Wingfield-Baker High Sheriff of Essex, Deputy Lieutenant of Essex, and Member of Parliament for South Essex?
Sir John Gilmour Bt emulated his father by also winning the Distinguished Service Order, becoming a Conservative Member of Parliament, and twice serving as Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland?
ended his career as a Lord Simon of Glaisdale Law Lord and cross-bench life peer, but was earlier a Conservative MP who held three ministerial positions?
, Hector Monro Conservative and Unionist Party Member of Parliament for Dumfries for 33 years, was described by a Labour Party opponent as "the last of the decent Tories"?
(born Leo Abse 1917) was a Labour Member of Parliament largely responsible for legalising male homosexual relations in the United Kingdom?
, an Margaret Ballinger M.P. for native South Africans, was hailed as the "Queen of the Blacks" in 1944?
, who was knighted for his part in creating the first Sir Richard Glass transatlantic telegraph cable, lasted only a few months as an MP?
, Sir Ralph Howell farmer and Conservative MP for North Norfolk for 27 years, argued for the adoption of a " workfare" system of unemployment benefits in the UK?
claimed that Sir Norman Hulbert infringed That Was The Week That Was Parliamentary privilege in 1963 when it named 13 MPs who had not spoken in the chamber of the House of Commons since they were elected in 1959?
MP was the first Peter Thomas Conservative politician to serve as Secretary of State for Wales and the first Welshman to become party chairman?
Rawya Ateya (pictured) was the first woman to serve as a Member of Parliament in the Arab world?
British Member of Parliament was interested by the Dr Donald Johnson connotations of the Macmillan government's 69-vote win over the Profumo sex scandal?
the 101 female
Members of Parliament elected in the United Kingdom in Labour's landslide general election victory in 1997 were popularly known as ?
Blair Babes in May 1982, the British
Labour Party Member of Parliament (MP) was one of 69 MPs who called for an immediate halt to hostilities in the Michael Welsh Falklands War?
Conservative Member of Parliament was born in Bombay (now Sir Edgar Keatinge Mumbai), India?
the Hungarian-born Jew
was successively a Ignaz Trebitsch-Lincoln Presbyterian missionary in Canada, a British Member of Parliament, an international double agent, a German right-wing politician, and a Buddhist abbot in China?
when a rival took over an estate belonging to
, Clarges used his position as a Sir Walter Clarges Member of Parliament to send the interloper to jail?
M.P. and Lord Mayor, died, his widow helped make a rich prophet of Sir James Sanderson, bart. ?
William Huntington S.S. though
was a Alfred Balfour British MP for 14 years, he made only a single speech in the House of Commons?
in 1982, a Canadian
Member of Parliament accused the the CIA of infiltrating RCMP and funneling political contributions to favoured politicians in provincial elections?
British Member of Parliament was murdered by "Monster Butler" Walter Scott-Elliot Archibald Hall?
Edinburgh judge and Member of Parliament had his wife, Lady Grange (pictured), kidnapped and effectively imprisoned for 13 years in remote parts of western Scotland?
was a Richard Garth barrister, MP, Privy Counsellor and Chief Justice of Bengal as well as Lord of the Manor of Morden?
was the treasurer of the John McGovern Anti-Parliamentary Communist Federation, but later became an Independent Labour Party Member of Parliament?
1895 United Kingdom General Election, 's election as a Tankerville Chamberlayne Member of Parliament was declared void because of electoral fraud?
Conservative MP winning a Denis Keegan marginal constituency by over 7,000 votes, he ended his political career after one term, preferring to work for the trade association for television shops?
Ghana MP was arrested in the Eric Amoateng United States and has pled guilty to drug trafficking-related charges?
Member of Parliament for Chippenham, Wiltshire, for nearly 24 years, never spoke in the Joseph Neeld House of Commons?
despite a history of identifying Communist intrigues,
British Parliamentarian demanded that Percy Daines Marcus Lipton name his sources or withdraw the claim that Kim Philby was a Soviet spy?
started his career as a Harry Pursey boy seaman in the Royal Navy, retired with the rank of Commander, and served as a Member of Parliament for twenty-five years?
George Clavering-Cowper (pictured) went on a Grand Tour and, despite becoming an earl and an M.P., he stayed in Florence and became a prince?
British Conservative Member of Parliament was friendly with Cyril Banks Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, and left his party over the Suez Crisis?
British Conservative MP Sir left his native Ian Lloyd South Africa in 1955 due to his opposition to apartheid, but was later called " Botha's mouthpiece" for his advocacy of closer links with South Africa to stimulate reform?
British Conservative MP turned down a Norman Miscampbell knighthood because he thought it would prevent him enjoying his retirement from politics?
British Conservative Member of Parliament used to go round villages in Sir Percy Hurd Wiltshire telling funny stories?
British Conservative politician published Sir John Loveridge poetry and exhibited paintings and sculpture after serving 13 years as a member of Parliament?
British Labour MP was joint chairman of the Harry Ewing Scottish Constitutional Convention, formed in 1989 to plan for the devolution of Scotland?
British Labour Party Member of Parliament was a Martin Flannery Communist until the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 was crushed by the Soviet Union, but remained on the far left?
British Labour Party MP continued in office after being diagnosed with Roland Boyes Alzheimer's disease in 1995, but his condition had deteriorated so much that, upon his retirement in 1997, he was unaware that his party had gained control after 18 years in opposition?
British Conservative MP , despite being strongly Alan Gomme-Duncan unionist, did not want the Stone of Scone returned to Westminster Abbey after Scottish nationalists stole it in 1951?
British Conservative MP called in the Sir Adam Butler receivers at the De Lorean Motor Company while serving as minister for economic development in Northern Ireland in 1982?
Elizabethan soldier and MP Sir Edward Hoby (pictured) of Queenborough Castle published Protestant theological works, one under the pseudonym "Nick-Groome of the Hobie-Stable Reginoburgi"?
army officer and M.P. was involved in planning and organising the William Hacket Pain Larne Gun Running operation, which helped to arm the Ulster Volunteers during the Home Rule crisis of 1912?
British Conservative MP unsuccessfully challenged former Richard Hornby Prime Minister and Labour leader Clement Attlee before securing a safe seat?
Labour Member of Parliament organised the Ellen Wilkinson 1936 Jarrow March of 200 unemployed men and women from Tyneside to London to demand jobs?
Labour's was the shortest-serving post-war Alfred Dobbs British Member of Parliament – just one day, before his death in 1945?
Tejashwini Sreeramesh, an Indian Member of Parliament from the Kanakapura constituency of Karnataka, was previously an anchor of a talk show on ?
New Zealand MP William Downie Stewart 's son, William Downie Stewart, became Mayor of Dunedin—and his daughter Mary served as Lady Mayoress?
MP returned Sir Anthony Kershaw leaked documents about the sinking of the , resulting in the prosecution of General Belgrano Clive Ponting?
British Labour MP was criticised in the 1980s as an James Lamond apologist for the Soviet Union because he defended the invasion of Afghanistan?
British Labour politician was the fifth Piara Singh Khabra Asian MP, and was the oldest MP sitting in the House of Commons and the only sitting MP to have served in the armed forces during the Second World War at the time of his death?
was also an Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Paget MP for Carnarvon despite his active navy career?
was the only Charles Leach British Member of Parliament to have been disqualified under the Lunacy (Vacating of Seats) Act?
Wee Siew Kim, a Singaporean MP, had to apologise after broke out involving an scandal elitist blog entry made by his daughter?
( David Penhaligon 1944– 1986) was a promising Liberal Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom but was killed in a car crash at the age of 42?
initially agreed to mind the Sir David Robertson constituency of another British parliamentarian who was interned during the Second World War?
, Gabriel Goldney M.P. for Chippenham, is commemorated in a stained glass window of The Foundling Hospital?
and Francis James Garrick , James Francis Garrick MPs in New Zealand and Queensland respectively, were brothers?
was Denzil Onslow Member of Parliament for Guildford after his nephew Foot Onslow, and was then succeeded by another nephew, Richard Onslow, 1st Baron Onslow?
British politician was expelled from the Jock Stallard Labour Party in the 1950s for flying the red flag from St Pancras town hall, but later served as a Labour MP and life peer?
British banker, Conservative MP, and conservationist founded the Sir John Lindsay Eric Smith Landmark Trust in 1965?
British MP became Sir Arthur Allen Stafford Cripps' assistant right after defeating Cripps' nephew in an election?
British MP was Anthony Courtney blackmailed by the KGB using photographs of him with a tour guide?
British Labour politician spent 23 years as an Reg Freeson MP, including 14 years on the front bench, but was deselected in 1985 due to his "sensible left" views and replaced by Ken Livingstone?
British MP was only one of four James Henderson Stewart National Liberals to vote against Neville Chamberlain in the Norway Debate?
British MP was nicknamed "greedy bastard" by the Will Owen Czechoslovak intelligence agency to whom he sold secrets?
British teacher and MP organised the evacuation of almost 4,000 Leah Manning Basque children to Britain during the Spanish Civil War?
British Member of Parliament seconded a George Chetwynd Private Member's Bill to ban toy weapons because he believed they were an incentive to acquire a "gangster mentality"?
British Member of Parliament , a Alfred Edwards Christian Scientist, campaigned to allow Christian Science Nurses to call themselves "Nurses" despite not being registered?
, granddaughter of veteran politician Emily Benn Tony Benn, is the youngest ever Labour Party parliamentary candidate, and would, if elected, become the youngest British MP since the Reform Act 1832?
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