Denis Winston Healey, Baron Healey CH, MBE, PC, MC (born 30 August 1917) is a retired British Labour politician, who served as Secretary of State for Defence from to and Chancellor of the Exchequer from to
[Politics.co.uk] - By Ann Feltham A turning point for arms exports occurred in when Labour's defence secretary Denis Healey set up the UK's government's first arms sales unit, the Defence Sales Organisation (DSO). This was "to ensure that this country does not fail
[Yorkshire Post] - Mr Heller believes that if Tony Benn had beaten Denis Healey, the SDP Alliance would have become the main opposition. All I can say is that might not have been such a bad thing for the country. The unions have a lot to answer for in our present plight.
[Mail on Sunday] - Of all the crackpot ideas I have listened to (and witnessed) over the years, Miliband (or, as Denis Healey might have said, 'Silly Billy Mili') is the most ridiculous and a massive vote-loser. Miliband is so unconnected with his own senior people that
[The Independent] - This was on a day when that old trooper Denis Healey, in a supportive interview in the Standard, felt compelled to add: "It's unfortunate that [Ed] doesn't have the same charisma as his brother, or David Cameron." "I think I'm a normal guy," Miliband
[Telegraph.co.uk] - Developers will be able to build 'what they like, where they like' where special local plans have not been drawn up Photo: JOHN HENSHALL/ALAMY By Geoffrey Lean Say what you like about David Cameron, but he does seem to understand what Denis Healey
[Politics.co.uk] - Richard Heller was formerly political adviser to Denis Healey and Gerald Kaufman. He has been a professional speechwriter for over thirty years and is the author of a standard manual High Impact Speeches (published by Prentice Hall Business).
This could have been avoided if Callaghan had stood down earlier to allow Denis Healey to be elected. The agreement with the unions over the party constitution – one member one vote and the electoral college for electing the leader ...