Friday, November 10, 2006

Simon Hoggart was once known as "Helene Middleweek"

At least that is what he said yesterday:
They made a wonderful row. Lord McNally, leader of the Lib Dems, then the lord speaker with whom, under the name of Helene Middleweek, I was at university, which makes me feel very old.

2 comments:

Disgruntled Radical said...

Helene Middleweek was President of the Cambridge Union (possibly the first woman to be so). Simon Hoggart was not. I wonder what happened to her.

Anonymous said...

She was elected as an MP in 1974 under her married name Helen Hayman and is now a life peer