Tag Archives: Louth

Sir Peter Tapsell

I was very sad to learn of the death of Sir Peter Tapsell. I had known him for over fifty years, ever since I corresponded with him when I was a young schoolboy and he was selected as parliamentary candidate … Continue reading

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The Louth by-elections

When I spoke in the debate in the Lords last month to mark the contribution made to public life by women since the Representation of the People Act 1918, one of the reasons I gave for contributing was because the … Continue reading

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Pronouncing Louth

In responding to comments on the post’ Don’t they know who I am?’ I pointed out that Jack Straw on one occasion got my name wrong (‘Lord North’!) and on another occasion mispronounced Louth.  When he mispronounced the town’s  name, another MP, … Continue reading

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