Tony Benn, then Secretary of State for Industry
, had the dubious honour of becoming the first minister to be questioned in parliament live on air, which started a debate that some listeners were quick to complain was difficult to follow on radio.
He said: " I first read one of Jack Davitt's poems when, as Secretary of State for Industry
, I brought Swan Hunter into public ownership and visited the workers in the yard.
IN 1990 the late Nicholas Ridley, Secretary of State for Industry
in the Thatcher government, described the European Union as "a German racket designed to take over the whole of Europe".
The late Nicholas Ridley, the Secretary of State for Industry
in Margaret Thatcher's last administration, famously described the move towards European monetary union as "...
He served as Postmaster General, Minister of Technology and Secretary of State for industry
in the cabinets of Huddersfield-born Prime Minister Harold Wilson.
The aim of the meeting is not to present a European recovery plan to save GM, as requested by the French Secretary of State for Industry
, Luc Chatel.
The former Secretary of State for Industry
and Energy died peacefully at home surrounded by his family, a Labour spokesman said.
Secretary of State for Industry
, Commerce & Tourism
The then Secretary of State for Industry
, Patricia Hewitt, driving the first Ellesmere Port Vectra off the line
Officials from the Amicus union have arranged a meeting with Alan Johnson, Secretary of State for Industry
, and Minister of State Alun Michael to argue the case for keeping the Edge Lane plant open.
He said that Sonia Guzman de Hernandez, secretary of state for industry
and commerce, has been looking to the retailers to solve national problems.