Politics UK

Clues to politicians, past and present, initials given.
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Former Labour Party leader. JS.
John Smith
Former Trade and Industry Secretary, for Margaret Thatcher. PL.
Peter Lilley
Middle names of former Conservative MP are Denzil Xavier. MP.
Michael Portillo
MP for Hull East from 1970-2010. JP.
John Prescott
Former Labour Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. MM.
Mo Mowlam
Coalition Deputy Prime Minister and party leader. NC.
Nick Clegg
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Former Liberal Democrat MP, now Baron of Aikwood. DS.
David Steel
Former tory Chancellor, and a zillion other posts, now retired. KC.
Ken Clarke
Former Labour PM, beaten in election by Thatcher in 1979. JC.
James Callaghan
Former Thatcher Secretary of State for Education who, later, moved to the Lords. KJ.
Keith Joseph
Former Labour Party MP for Birmingham Ladywood. CS.
Clare Short
Former tory MP and peer, constituency - Brent North. RB.
Rhodes Boyson
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Level 38
Jun 2, 2020
That last ones a tricky one!
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Level 45
Mar 31, 2021
Not sure Keith Joseph was ever Home Secretary
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Level 38
Apr 20, 2021
Thanks for that, amended, he was tory 'Shadow Home Secretary'.