Jack Straw

Jack Straw

John Whitaker Straw is an English politician who served as the Member of Parliament for Blackburn from 1979 to 2015. Straw served in the Cabinet from 1997 to 2010 under the governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. He held two of the traditional Great Offices of State, as Home Secretary from 1997 to 2001 and Foreign Secretary from 2001 to 2006 under Blair. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jack Straw has 70 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Foreign Legislature. The year with the most videos was 2003 with 27 videos as a Foreign Secretary for the United Kingdom. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 1,577 views per program. Most appearances with Colin L. Powell (12), Jeremy Corbyn (7), Mike Gapes (5). Most common tags: Great Britain, Iraq, Terrorism.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1979 - Present Member, House of Commons
Videos: 3


Foreign Secretary, United Kingdom
June 8, 2001 - May 5, 2006 Videos: 63 Home Secretary, Home Office, United Kingdom c. June 11, 1997 - c. January 1, 2001 Videos: 3 Lord Chancellor, United Kingdom c. June 28, 2007 - May 11, 2010 Videos: 1 Lord Privy Seal, Blackburn, United Kingdom c. May 6, 2006 - c. June 27, 2007 Videos: 0

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