Jacqueline Jill Smith (born 3 November 1962) is a member of the British Labour Party. She was the Member of Parliament for Redditch from 1997 until 2010, the first female Home Secretary and the third woman to hold one of the Great Offices of State, after Margaret Thatcher (Prime Minister) and Margaret Beckett (Foreign Secretary).
22.03.2012 [The Guardian] - In January 2008 more than 20000 police officers marched on Westminster following the refusal of a Labour home secretary, Jacqui Smith, to honour an arbitration ruling on backdating a pay increase awarded to the police. Students Protest Over The Rise In
22.03.2012 [New Statesman] - In the 13 years of New Labour rule, just one MP born between 1955 and 1964 – Jacqui Smith – occupied one of the four great offices of state. The Blair-Brown generation, by contrast, gave us nine Labour politicians in the top jobs, including the likes
14.03.2012 [Evening Standard] - Talking to a parliamentary women's group recently, I heard many complain about the focus on their appearance — and cite the attention Labour's Jacqui Smith's cleavage earned in the Commons. My advice was simple: put it away if you do not want it
13.03.2012 [Sail World] - When I was here a few days ago there was very little rubbish,” said Jacqui Smith, co-ordinator of the Keep the Oceans Clean! campaign.“ It is beautifully pristine. I've got a little handful of a few things I did pick up so it'll be interesting to see
16.03.2012 [Burnham-On-Sea] - ... gardens on Shrove Tuesday and raised £30 for BIARS (Burnham Information and Rescue Support) and Marine Cove itself. "This was our first, small local charity fundraising event and was the start of many things to come," said Marine Cove's Jacqui Smith.