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Fifty Years in Politics and the Law

Author: John Morris
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2011.
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The story of one of the few Ministers who served in all four Labour Governments under Harold Wilson, James Callaghan and Tony Blair. As Attorney General he developed the doctrine of armed intervention in the affairs of another state, Kosovo, without a Security Council Resolution, in order to avert an overwhelming humanitarian disaster and appeared as Counsel before the International Court of Justice to defend the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aberavon, The Rt Hon Lord Morris of.
Fifty Years in Politics and the Law.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, ©2011
Named Person: John Morris
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Morris
ISBN: 9780708324219 0708324215 129920175X 9781299201750
OCLC Number: 769342475
Description: 1 online resource (293 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Family Tree; In the Beginning; Formative Years; Forming a Farmers' Union; My Search for a Parliamentary Seat; Elected MP for Aberavon; Entering the House of Commons; Working with my Fellow Welsh MPs; The Steelworks; My First Junior Office at the Ministry of Power; Ministry of Transport (1966-1968); The Ministry of Defence (1968-1970); Ideas for Devolution (1964-1970); Secretary of State; In the Welsh Office; Working out our Devolution Proposals; More Powers for Wales; The Cathays Powerhouse; Other Welsh Office work. The Family and Later Years in the Welsh OfficeThe Welsh Language; Preparing to be a Law Officer; Appointed Attorney General; Kosovo; After 1999; New Pastures; Conclusion; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Index.
Responsibility: Lord Morris of Aberavon.


The book traces Lord Morris of Aberavon's life from his deep roots and formative years in mid-Wales to his appointment as Attorney General and beyond, providing a fascinating insight into the  Read more...
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