Thursday, May 06, 2010

The Labour candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn (2)

Capoeira - Elisete/Glenda Jackson Tribute II
Glenda May Jackson, CBE (born 9 May 1936) is a British Labour politician and actress, who has been the Member of Parliament for Hampstead and Highgate since 1992. As an actress, she won Academy Awards for Women in Love and A Touch of Class.

"As a high profile backbencher she became a regular critic of Blair over his plans to introduce top-up fees in England. She also called for him to resign following the Judicial Enquiry by Lord Hutton in 2003 surrounding the reasons for going to war in Iraq and the death of government adviser Dr. David Kelly. Jackson was generally considered to be a traditional left-winger..." (Ref: Wikipedia)

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