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Dewar

1. Donald. 1937--2000, Scottish Labour politician; secretary of state for Scotland (1997--99); first minister of Scotland (1999--2000)
2. Sir James. 1842--1923, Scottish chemist and physicist. He worked on the liquefaction of gases and the properties of matter at low temperature, invented the vacuum flask, and (with Sir Frederick Abel) was the first to prepare cordite
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Dewar allowed the ag instructors to participate in more than 100 hours combined of professional development during his tenure.
In the present context of Trumpism, Dewar offers a lifeline of inspiration.
They discussed whether to cancel their engagements until after Dewar's funeral and agreed there should be "a presumption against going ahead", although each minister should use their own judgment.
The decanter is housed in a burr walnut and gold metal box, which displays some of the many prestigious awards won by Dewar's.
An SMC doctor, part of the team that treated the two, said yesterday that while Mr Al Najji seemed to be alright, Ms Dewar was in critical condition.
Fiasco The hapless sheriff failed to ask the procurator fiscal for details of the crime and only addressed Dewar's solicitor Linda Clark before he launched into a lengthy tirade about the perils of alcohol abuse.
'We were using a paper-based approach that was not the most efficient method of stock management,' says John McKee, Dewar's MIS manager.
On October 9 Dewar went into the Bradford and Bingley building society, there were no other customers and he went up to the female worker behind the counter.
Dewar's enthusiasm and commitment rubbed off on everyone involved in the Blaydon Race since he resurrected it in 1981, just three years after becoming a member of Blaydon Harriers.
Dewar begins by explaining that "this book begins with a simple question.
Mr Dewar died of a brain haemorrhage in October 2000.
Prime Minister Tony Blair yesterday paid public tribute to the founding figure of Scottish devolution by unveiling a statue commemorating Donald Dewar, the country's inaugural First Minister.