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Mandelson loves Manchester: Reasons not to be cheerful about the new MMU chancellor

The Mancunion - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Last summer the General Assembly of Manchester University was offered three candidates for the post of Chancellor: a distinguished poet, a distinguished conductor, and Lord Mandelson. Over 17,000 members voted, placing the poet first, the conductor ...

Lord Mandelson says heads need 'banging together' to ensure Humber area does not miss out on Northern Powerhouse

Scunthorpe Telegraph - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Lord Mandelson believes "a banging of heads" is needed to ensure the Humber region does not miss out on a place in the Northern Powerhouse, aimed at pulling in massive investment.
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Influential backbencher delivers blow to David Cameron by backing Brexit

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Liz Kendall, John Spellar, Peter Mandelson, Nick Clegg, Danny Alexander, Menzies Campbell, George Osborne, David Cameron, Anna Soubry.
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Andrew Whitaker: Kezia Dugdale can lose war but win campaign

Scotsman - ‎9 hours ago‎
Labour's campaign in 1987 was also much slicker than four years previously, with smooth operator Peter Mandelson taking charge along with the party's then rising star Bryan Gould, who would himself unsuccessfully seek election as party leader five ...

Mirror man is regional daily's new star columnist

HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
This was followed in 1999 with the publication of Mandy: The Unauthorised Biography of Peter Mandelson which proved even more agenda-setting.

Legendary national news journalist Paul Routledge joins the Examiner as a columnist

Huddersfield Examiner - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
This was quickly followed in 1999 with the publication of Mandy: The Unauthorised Biography of Peter Mandelson which proved even more compelling.

Media Release: The Cannabis Party

Scoop.co.nz (press release) - ‎4 hours ago‎
They say there's a procedure to go through, but five months, really?" UIC trustee Damas Mandelson said. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said "it's a bit of a disturbing trend if the bank is saying we don't agree with you and we're not going to ...

CHRIS DEERIN believes Labour has already lost the next general election

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
That final phone call to Nick Clegg, as Peter Mandelson, Alastair Campbell and others looked tearfully on, lives long in the memory: 'Nick, I can't hold on any longer.
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Labour still has to work out how it can speak for England

The Guardian - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Labour's past is littered with awkward attempts to “do” patriotism, from Peter Mandelson posing with a bulldog during the 1997 election campaign to Gordon Brown's clunky promise of “British jobs for British workers”.

'Glamour' nights out in Shields

Shields Gazette - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Bob Monkhouse, Tommy Cooper, Bill Maynard, Terry Scott and Hugh Lloyd as well as Peter and Gordon (long before Peter Mandelson and Gordon Brown). “More appealingly, Marianne Faithful, Susan Maugham et al. Impressive, and all of whom were ...

Poverty is at the heart of the matter, not race

The Guardian - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Similarly, while I wouldn't wish to encounter the unpleasant man in Helen Pidd's article or support his views, I do wonder how alienation and neglect of many of our working-class communities has contributed to our problem.

Who's who in Team Corbyn

Spectator.co.uk (blog) - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
A divisive figure, 'moderate' Labour MPs have taken to referring to him as a 'poundshop Mandelson' behind his back - joking that for all his cunning he lacks the execution skills of the Prince of Darkness.
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How rank amateurism, jealousies and petty hatreds are tearing apart the rival 'Out' camps, writes ANDREW PIERCE

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
This is backed by former Marks & Spencer boss Lord (Stuart) Rose, Lord (Peter) Mandelson, former head of the Army Sir Peter Wall and ex-Prime Ministers Sir John Major, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.
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Corbyn plan to penalise 'low payers' criticised by Angela Eagle

BBC News - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
In a separate development, Lord Mandelson has accused Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters of declaring war on "decent Labour party members" who do not share their values.
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Can David Cameron pull off being a Brexit quick-change artist?

The Guardian - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
But consider the oddity of the position in which most of the in camp's leading figures, such as Danny Alexander, Peter Mandelson, and Brendan Barber, now find themselves. Many of them are lifelong champions of the EU, embattled defenders of common ...

Hull business leaders asked to support sponsorship scheme

ITV News - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Business leaders are being asked to get behind a new sponsorship scheme to support Hull's City of Culture. Lord Peter Mandelson, who is the city's High Steward, launched the Business Club partnership at Hull University this morning. He said it is vital ...
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Politicians need to get off their knees with the likes of Google

The Guardian - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
The money quote comes from the speech Peter Mandelson delivered to an audience of Silicon Valley executives when he proclaimed that New Labour was “intensely relaxed about people getting filthy rich” before adding the less often quoted rider “as long ...

A Fresh Perspective: A conservative movement in Israel?

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Most importantly for our discussion, she had a lasting impact on British policy and politics, as well as public discourse, with a British Labor Party politician, Peter Mandelson, complimenting her with the statement in 2002 that “we are all ...

Take That and other comebacks: the good, the bad and the strange

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Political comebacks of recent years have been somewhat hit and miss if Peter Mandelson and Iain Duncan Smith are anything to go by, but it was a very different story in the 1930s.
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QUENTIN LETTS rejoiced when David Cameron promised a referendum

Daily Mail - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
That slippery peddler of the dark arts, Lord (Peter) Mandelson, is on his lean-fingered manoeuvres, along with other spectres from the past such as the pusillanimous John Major.
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