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.


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