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By Chris Mullin

ISBN-10: 1846682304

ISBN-13: 9781846682308

Chris Mullin has been a Labour MP for 20 years, and regardless of his refusal to toe the celebration line - on matters like ninety days detention, for instance - he has held numerous well-liked posts. To the apoplexy of the whips, he was once for a time the one individual appointed to executive who voted opposed to the Iraq struggle. He additionally chaired the house Affairs decide upon Committee and was once a member of the Parliamentary Committee, giving him direct entry to the court docket of Tony Blair. Irreverent, wry and candid, Mullin's willing feel of the ridiculous permits him to provide a much clearer perception into the workings of presidency than different, extra openly winning politicians. He bargains funny and incisive takes on all features of political existence: from the build-up to Iraq, to the scandalous sums of tax-payers' cash spent on ministerial autos he didn't are looking to use. His significantly acclaimed diary will entertain and amuse a long way past the political sessions.

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CP13/050 Reproduced by permission of the British Geological Survey Ó NERC. All rights reserved) Figs. 33 P680283, P680284 and P680285 (1907) Harmer’s geological c excursion to Norfolk. An inferred view of cliffs in northeast Norfolk between Weybourne and Happisburgh. This section of cliffs mainly comprises glacial sands, gravels and clays which are often twisted and contorted. Land-water draining through the soft strata causes a great deal of slipping and gullying, and notable cliff-falls often occur.

15 P680268 (1907) Harmer’s geological excursion to Norfolk; participants at the base of the cliffs near Weybourne (Harmer sitting on the right). Today, the Weybourne cliffs have been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) with exposures of Weybourne Crag and Cromer Forest Bed deposits overlying the Chalk bedrock. The Forest Bed formation is notable for its Mammalian fossils which have been found along the base of the cliffs and foreshore between Weybourne in Norfolk and Kessingland in Suffolk.

4 The Pleistocene Epoch in East Anglia 39 Fig. 22 P680267 Cannon-shot gravel, Lincolnshire; such deposits also occur in other parts of eastern England, including many sites in Norfolk. The term, ‘Cannon-shot’ was adopted by Harmer and Wood, Jun. since these gravels occasionally contain symmetrically rounded flints resembling in size and shape cannon-balls that were formerly used in military gun-fire. Harmer suggested that these distinctive flints may probably have been formed during the glacial period in kettle-holes beneath ice sheets.

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