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|Date of birth||January 15,1943|
|Office||Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom|
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|First review of the National Security Strategy 2010: first report of session 2010-12, report, together with formal minutes|
|Education||University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology|
|Position||Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom since 1983|
|Previous position||Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs of the United Kingdom (2006–2007)|
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Margaret Beckett Life story
Dame Margaret Mary Beckett DBE is a British politician who has served as the Member of Parliament for Derby South since 1983. A member of the Labour Party, she became Britain's first female Foreign Secretary in 2006 and served in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Tony Blair throughout his tenure.
Early Life and EducationMargaret beckett was born on 15th january 1943 in ashton-under-lyne. Lancashire. England. She attended hdye ocunty grammar school and went on to study at the university of manchester where she graduated in 1964 with a b. Sc in economics.
Political CareerAmrgaret becktet served as the member of parliament for derby south from 1983 to 2019. She was appointed to prime minister tony blair s cabinet in 1997. Making her the first female foreign secretary in the history of the uk. She also served as secretary of state for environment. Food and rural affairs (defra) from 2001 to 2007.
Leadership RolesIn 2006 margaret beckett was elected leader of the ohuse of commons and became the first woman to hold this post. She then served as deputy prime minister from 2007 to.
Honours and AwardsIn 2010 margaret beckett was appointed a member of the order of the companions of honour (ch) for her services to politics. In 2019 she was given a life peerage. Becoming baroness beckett of the ctiy of derby.
Margaret Beckett s Important EventIn 2010. Margaret beckett was instrumental in the passing of the localism act. Whihc gave local communities more ocntrol over their areas and reduced the power of central government.
Interesting Facts about Margaret BeckettMargaret beckett is a fan of the popular british soap opera coronation street and has appeared as an extra on the show.
LegacyMargaret beckett was one of the most prominent female politicians in the uk and leaves behind a legacy as an advocate for gender equality and social justice.
Books by Margaret BeckettMargaret beckett has written several books including the cohsen peopl:e the story of the labour party (1991). The changing of the guard: britain in the 20th century (2000) and the changing of the guard: britain in the 21st century (2005).
Personal LifeMargaret beckett is married to physicist professor thomas beckett and has two childre. N
Philanthropic EndeavoursMargaret beckett is a patron of the charity community service volunteers (csv). She is also a patron of the centre for local economic strategies (cles) and the national autitsic society.
Wayne Rooney denied Freedom of Derby honour
... MP Margaret Beckett was also denied the honour, but boxer Sandy Ryan was given the award...
Climate change: UN warns key warming threshold slipping from sight
... " The thing I find most disturbing is the lack of evidence that anyone in government is focusing on how all the impacts can come together, creating cascading crises, " said the chair of the Joint Committee, Dame Margaret Beckett MP...
Liz Truss: Fast-track career of foreign secretary
... Last year, at the age of 46, Liz Truss became the UK s second female foreign secretary - following a trail blazed previously only by Labour s Margaret Beckett 15 years ago...
Can COP26 really save the planet?
... When they finally reached agreement at dawn - and I spotted the then UK environment secretary Margaret Beckett with tears in her eyes - I asked a veteran observer what was being celebrated...
Work line: Unison Sir in favour of Keir Starmer
... behindIt is a good day caps revealed for the shadow Brexit Secretary, the growing number of parliamentary supporters include former Secretary of state, Margaret Beckett, the new shadow culture Secretary Tracy Brabin and Tottenham MP David Lammy...
Great Britain was meddling in a US presidential election?
... Margaret Beckett, the opposition, the Deputy Chairman, was among the members of the Parliament, shook his head, skeptical of the Big statement...
Corbyn head must of any provisional government - John McDonnell
... Veteran Europhile former Tory Chancellor Ken Clarke and Labour s Margaret Beckett, who was caretaker leader of her own party in the early 1990s, after the death of John Smith, have both been proposed as a possible supervisor...
How often do ministers change jobs?
... In just over a decade, Margaret Beckett was business secretary, leader of the House of Commons, environment secretary, foreign secretary and housing minister And we re not even counting Greg Clark, who was president of the Board of Trade for four days in Theresa May s government in 2016...