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Lord carrington former Foreign Secretary Dies RIP
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Lord carrington former Foreign Secretary Dies RIP
Lord carrington former Foreign Secretary Dies Aged 99


One of Britain's most respected Foreign Secretaries RIP who took the job seriously.


Due respect given to the Lord and Condolences to all concerned



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10-07-2018 18:57
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RE: Lord carrington former Foreign Secretary Dies RIP
He did plenty of other jobs (eg High Commissioner to Australia; Secretary General of NATO) outside of the British political scene.

I first heard of him in a Not the 9 o'clock News skit on Question Time when there were some repeats in the mid-90s.

99's a hell of an age. RIP Sad

EDIT - he is of course best remembered for voluntarily resigning as Foreign Secretary at the start of the Falklands War, not because he was at fault, but because someone needed to take a dive and being in the House of Lords wasn't going to help matters.

Neil Young Wrote:You need to have good memories from your past. You never know when you're going to have to depend on those memories just to see you through a bad patch in your adult life.
(This post was last modified: 10-07-2018 22:01 by Doddle.)
10-07-2018 21:59
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RE: Lord carrington former Foreign Secretary Dies RIP
Who was the guy who did the MOD briefings during the Falklands?

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