Margaret Beckett

Margaret Beckett

Dame Margaret Mary Beckett, is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Derby South since 1983. She was the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party under John Smith 1992 to 1994, and briefly served as Leader of the Labour Party after Smith died suddenly. She later served in the Cabinet under Prime Minister Tony Blair in a number of roles, becoming Britain's first female Foreign Secretary in 2006. Wikipedia*

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Margaret Beckett has 44 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Foreign Legislature. The year with the most videos was 1994 with 22 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 2,318 views per program. Most appearances with John Major (17), Betty Boothroyd (14), Anthony Newton (10). Most common tags: Great Britain, United Nations, Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10).

Appearances by Title:c. November 24, 1992 - Present Member, House of Commons
Labour-Derby South
Videos: 35 c. June 7, 2001 - Present Secretary of State, Envir., Food, Rural Affairs
Videos: 0


Foreign Secretary, United Kingdom
May 5, 2006 - June 28, 2007 Videos: 9

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