British Conservative Minister without Portfolio, Ken Clarke, speaks during a press conference by the Centre for British Influence, the cross-party umbrella campaign to keep Britain in Europe, in London on January 30, 2013. Rival politicians launched a group to campaign for Britain to stay in the EU after Prime Minister David Cameron said he planned to hold a referendum on membership. Cabinet ministers Kenneth Clarke and Danny Alexander along with former minister Peter Mandelson were due to take part in the launch event for the group, called British influence. AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT
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Justice Secretary Ken Clarke waves to photographers as he arrives at The Royal Courts of Justice give evidence to The Leveson Inquiry on May 30, 2012 in London, England. This phase of the inquiry into the culture, practice and ethics of the press in the United Kingdom is looking at the relationship between the press and politicians. The inquiry, which may take a year or more to complete, comes in the wake of the phone hacking scandal that saw the closure of The News of The World newspaper in 2011.
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Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke conducts a press conference after the first day of the Ministerial Conference on the Future of the European Court of Human Rights on April 19, 2012 in Brighton, England. Ministers and officials from the 47 member States of the Council of Europe are meeting at the conference in Brighton with the aim to reach an agreement on a package of reforms for the future of European Court of Human Rights over the next two days.
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Kenneth Clarke, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, takes part in a business debate with delegates on the second day of the Conservative Party Conference on October 6, 2009 in Manchester, England. Britain's Conservatives are meeting in Manchester this week for their final party conference before next year's general election.
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Ken Clarke sits the stands during day one of the LV County Championship Division One match between Surrey and Nottinghamshire at The Kia Oval on September 4, 2012 in London, England. Clarke was today replaced as Justice Secretary by Chris Grayling following a cabinet reshuffle.
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Kenneth Clarke MP, the Shadow Business Secretary, speaks at the British Chamber of Commerce Annual Conference held at the headquarters of BAFTA on March 18, 2010 in London, England. The annual conference entitled 'Preparing for Change - Setting the Business Agenda' will hear from keynote speakers from business, politics academia and the media including: Lord Mandelson, Kenneth Clarke, Lord Adonis, Baron Sugar, Trevor Phillips, Stephen Hester and Christine Lagarde. The British Chamber of Commerce is a network of 56 accredited Chambers of Commerce across the UK serving over 100,000 businesses, it is celebrating its 150th anniversary throughout 2010.
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British Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke speaks at the Conservative Party Conference on October 5, 2010 in Birmingham, England. On the third day of the conference speakers are set to debate public services, crime and justice and poverty.