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Whitelaw

William (Stephen Ian), 1st Viscount Whitelaw of Penrith. 1918--99, British Conservative politician; Home Secretary (1979-- 83); leader of the House of Lords (1983--88)
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In the letter to Cardinal Basil Hume, Mr Whitelaw wrote: "Although it will be of no comfort to his family I thought you should know in confidence that I had in fact already come to the conclusion that should Mr Conlon recover sufficiently to be discharged from hospital, it would not be right to return him to prison.
Paul Whitelaw, the company's senior vice president of Business Development and Micah Chen, its general counsel were named as corporate officers from the same above mentioned date, when Marc Tipermas and Frank G Tripepi will step down as officers.
5 metres (438 ft) at Whitelaw Brae, near the village of Tweedsmuir.
By contrast, although Whitelaw underwent an extreme discipline and surrender of physical agency under Beckett's direction, she testified to her sense of working as a joint creative force alongside him, with the will of the director and actor coalescing to create something that partakes of both.
Lord Digby Jones and Lindsay Whitelaw, third and fourth from right, during a visit to Liverpool firm RS Clare earlier this year
The star of films such as The Omen, 1990 crime movie The Krays and police comedy Hot Fuzz, Whitelaw died at a London nursing home early on Sunday.
Whitelaw also appeared in TV series including BBC1's Dixon of Dock Green.
Whitelaw, Terry Moore and Ernie Niemi sold the business in January 2012 to a group of five ECONorthwest employees.
Access Training, in partnership with Cablecom, is mentoring Whitelaw and Nef through the Level 3 advanced apprenticeship in Installing Security Systems.
According to our old friend Malcolm Rifkind (who served in the same cabinet as Whitelaw, from 1995-97): "One of the best descriptions of Whitelaw was by one of his former servants, who referred to him as 'that large, emotional, sometimes irascible, apparently spontaneous but infinitely cunning man'.
Heidorn is a meteorologist, in both the American and Canadian Meteorological Society, and Whitelaw is an author.
The gas-fired project will be awarded in the first quarter of 2013, according to Bob Whitelaw, CEO of the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company.