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The Conservative Party will be spending those months bring this country back together" Theresa May at her first Prime Minister's Questions "Blondness is clearly a quality that brings preferment under this new Government, and I know where I went wrong" Tory MP Michael Gove, who was sacked as justice secretary "There is a simple and unpalatable truth about far too many of our prisons.
"Blondness is clearly a quality that brings preferment under this new Government, and I know where I went wrong" - Tory MP Michael Gove, who was sacked as justice secretary.
What is more disturbing is the apparent preferment of the [Comelec] for Smartmatic Joint Venture the supplier of the PCOS machines and provider of the election management system in the 2010 and 2013 national and local elections, the petition read.
the Australian also won the Group 1 Victoria Derby with Preferment in 2014
Drury shows too that while Herbert's ordination as priest and preferment to the parish of Bemerton was the outward sign of a spiritual breakthrough, it was not the beginning, as Walton asserted, 'of the great sanctity of the short remainder of his holy life'.
Building professional business network with other companies, potential investors and industry experts increases the chances for further preferment and expansion to the global marketplace,” said Ljupcho Antovski, the COO of iVote.
By the law, a tree-day period has to pass before the individual appears for preferment," Arnaudova explained, as sited by the BGNES agency.
It appears the only source of atonement for these pillars of the British establishment is preferment to the House of Lords, with all its entitlements, generous fees and expenses for daily attendance.
And, realistically, is it reasonable to expect that many clergy who take orders later in life will gain preferment quickly?
Candidates' marital history will instead be investigated by a diocesan bishop with admission to the "preferment" list of potential bishops subject to confirmation by an archbishop.
But I sensed that the Southport MP's immediate thoughts were not on personal preferment but on the fate that awaits his Lib-Dem colleagues who face election in Sefton in three months' time.