1995 in the United Kingdom

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Events from the year 1995 in the United Kingdom.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • 1 January - South Korean industrial giant Daewoo announces plans to build a new car factory in the United Kingdom within the next few years, costing up to £350million and creating thousands of new jobs. The company will sell its first cars in the United Kingdom later this year.[1]
  • 20 January - The first MORI poll of 1995 shows that the Conservative Party have cut Labour's lead in the polls from 39 points to 29.[2]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • 4 May - The Conservative government's fortunes continue to decline as the local council elections see them in control of a mere eight councils, while Labour control 155 councils and the Liberal Democrats control 45. The Conservatives now have control of no councils in Wales or Scotland.
  • 8 May - The 50th anniversary of VE Day is celebrated across Britain.
  • 25 May - Roseanna Cunningham wins the Perth by-election for the Scottish National Party, three months after the seat became vacant with the death of her Conservative predecessor Sir Nicholas Fairbairn three months ago. The Conservative majority has now fallen from 21 seats to 11 in the space of three years since the last general election.

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

  • 16 August - Unemployment is now at 2,315,300 - one of the lowest figures recorded in the last four years.
  • 26 August - Middlesbrough F.C. move into their new 30,000-seat Riverside Stadium, to replace Ayresome Park which had been their home since 1903. Their new stadium is the largest club stadium to be built in England since the interwar years[11]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Undated[edit]

Publications[edit]

Births[edit]

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June[edit]

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August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "Poll tracker". BBC News. 2010. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Faded Memories". Light Straw. Retrieved 19 January 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  5. ^ "1995: Queen marks peace in Belfast". BBC News. 9 March 1995. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
  6. ^ Piercy, Nigel. "Daewoo Cars Case". Scribd. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  7. ^ "1995: First man jailed for male rape". BBC News. 9 June 1995. Archived from the original on 7 January 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
  8. ^ "Voting Intention in Great Britain: 1976-present". Ipsos MORI. 21 June 2010. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  9. ^ "1995: Major wins Conservative leadership". BBC News. 4 July 1995. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
  10. ^ "1995: British forces sent to Sarajevo". BBC News. 23 July 1995. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
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  12. ^ "How the Government's Majority Disappeared". politics97 (BBC News). 1997. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  13. ^ Lyall, Sarah (12 November 1995). "Is it art or is it just dead meat?". New York Times. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  14. ^ Smith, Roberta (23 November 1995). "Some British moderns seeking to shock". New York Times. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  15. ^ "1995: Queen mum hip op 'successful'". BBC News. 16 November 1995. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
  16. ^ Gilliland, Ben (16 January 2009). "Science & Discovery". Metro. 
  17. ^ "1995: Diana admits adultery in TV interview". BBC News. 20 November 1995. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
  18. ^ "Top 10 Programmes - 1995". BARB. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  19. ^ "GoldenEye (1995)". MI6. Retrieved 19 January 2011. 
  20. ^ "1995: Clinton kindles hope in Northern Ireland". BBC News. 30 November 1995. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
  21. ^ "1995: Rogue trader jailed for six years". BBC News. 2 December 1995. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
  22. ^ "The Nobel Peace Prize 1995". Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
  23. ^ "1995: 'Divorce': Queen to Charles and Diana". BBC News. 20 December 1995. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
  24. ^ "British Election Panel Study, 1992-97". Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  25. ^ Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (section 58).

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