Kenneth Clarke - Quotes

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I am sorry to upset my colleagues by saying we wasted four years in opposition, but if you do get so badly defeated as a party you do have to face up to some painful facts and you do have to change. ---->>>

However, we do not lack anti-terrorist laws. I do not believe that the recent London bombs were the result of any deficiencies in our legal system. ---->>>

It would be immoral to walk away from the consequences of our actions, leaving behind anarchy and civil war in Iraq. ---->>>

Energetic action on debt would make a radical difference to the prospects of many of the poorest countries in the world, at no practical cost to creditor countries. ---->>>

I don't think at my age... you can start ruling people out in politics. ---->>>

Of course I'd have loved to be Prime Minister. But I'm not nursing a grievance. ---->>>

The Blair government has lowered the standing of politics and politicians in our country. ---->>>

I am getting frustrated by the fact that we have been out of office for eight years. I desperately want to lead the Conservative Party to make quicker progress back into power. ---->>>

My sense is that the majority of Conservatives share my reservations about how we got into Iraq. ---->>>

The political health of Britain has deteriorated very sharply. The Conservative Party must do something about it. I am the man to do it. ---->>>

If the prime minister really believes it, he must be the only person left who thinks that the recent bombs in London had no connection at all with his policy in Iraq. ---->>>

I cannot remember a time in opposition - I am talking about the last four years - when we have done less work on policy and more on slogans. But because of my European views I wasn't allowed to participate. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: 07-02, 1940
Occupation: Politician

Kenneth Harry Clarke, CH, QC (born 2 July 1940), often known as Ken Clarke, is a British Conservative politician who has represented Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire as a Member of Parliament since 1970. He is currently the Father of the House. Clarke, described by the press as a "Big Beast", has served in various British Cabinets as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Home Secretary, Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, Education Secretary, Health Secretary and Minister without Portfolio (wikipedia)