BOOK ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE HOTELS

Featured Destination

January 2020: Get Fit on the North York Moors

January is the traditional month for regretting the excesses of December and promising yourself – and others – that this year you are definitely going ...More
More Uk destinations

Margaret Beckett
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Born on 15th of January 1943

Born 1943 - English Labour politician.


She entered parliament as Labour MP of Lincoln (1974-79). In 1979 she joined Granada Television as chief researcher until 1983, when elected as MP for Derby South. She rose to deputy leader by 1992, and acting leader after the sudden death of John Smith until Tony Blair took over. She entered the Cabinet after Labour’s landslide victory in 1997.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Margaret Beckett?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

4057 views since 13th February 2007

Brit Quote:
The golden rule is that there are no golden rules. - George Bernard Shaw
More Quotes

On this day:
Elizabeth I excommunicated by the Pope - 1570, Yes Minister First Broadcast - 1980, Birmingham Six convictions overturned - 1991
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages