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luff

1. Nautical the leading edge of a fore-and-aft sail
2. tackle consisting of a single and a double, block for use with rope having a large diameter
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MP Peter Luff These include Shropshire MP Mark Pritchard (Con The Wrekin), who made his approval clear on Twitter, saying: "Congratulation to the Prime Minister on becoming the 82nd Tory rebel.
LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT: Minister of Defence Peter Luff with Dave Godfrey, group products manager and Major General Carew Wilks BUMPER PRODUCTION: Peter Luff with Morgan Crucible CEO Mark Robertshaw
Other programmes had secured thousands of highly skilled jobs around the UK, said Mr Luff.
st] February 2012 Mr Luff was given a tour of the exhibition organised by Defence IQ, which featured over 100 defence exhibitors including Abu Dhabi-based Nimr Automotive, a subsidiary of Tawazun Holding.
And Mr Luff answered Mr Sheerman: "All my conversations with BIS are intelligent.
Unfortunately this failed to derail the visitors as Luff scored his second, and added with Yapp's conversion put Taunton into a narrow 23-22 lead on 54 minutes.
There's no imminent resolution to the governance dispute," said Luff.
Mr Luff said MPs wanted to know why Kraft went back on its pledge to keep open the Somerdale factory near Bristol.
Peter Luff (Con, Mid Worcestershire) has asked for a meeting with Jack Straw, the Justice Secretary, or Alan Johnson, the Home Secretary.
There is also a first start for strong centre Simon Rosser after a pre-season injury and a forward shuffle brings Gareth Knight to No 8 and Alex Luff to lock.
Committee chairman Peter Luff (Conservative, Mid Worcestershire) said there could be a further 4,000 closures, mainly if subpostmasters retired and were not replaced.
David Luff has created much more than another biography of a famous aviator.