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William Hague to Host The MJ Awards 2015

We are delighted to announce that former foreign secretary William Hague is to be host presenter for The MJ Local Government Achievement Awards in June. Mr Hague, who stood down at the general election after 28 years as an MP to focus on writing, is well-known not just as a politician but as an author and sought-after speaker and was once described by Hillary Clinton as 'the David Beckham of witty toasts.'

He is former leader of the Conservative Party 1997/2001, foreign secretary 2010/2014 and leader of the House of Commons 2014/15. He will present The MJ Awards at its gala night on June 18 at London's Hilton Hotel on Park Lane where he will announce the winners of its 16 categories.

Our awards would not be possible without sponsorship so along with our thanks to our local government teams we stress our gratitude to sponsors. 

From the finalists in each category a Winner, and in some cases Highly Commended as well, will be announced at our gala awards night at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London. It will be a great night out when local authority teams can deservedly celebrate their achievements. See Finalists for a full list of the 2015 short listed local authorities.

Please contact Melanie Fry for more details on how to book your place.

 We look forward to seeing you there.


Michael Burton                                              Heather Jameson

Editorial Director, The MJ Awards             Editor, The MJ



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