They were members of the Congregational church, whose family name derived from the village of Askwith. Raymond Asquith, the former MI6 agent, is at the heart of a battle for control of JKX Oil and Gas, a British oil company active in Ukraine. The Times has reported that a fourth, controlling figure in Aquind has been granted rare anonymity by Companies House, despite anti-corruption rules promoting greater transparency in 2016. He was educated at Farleigh School and Ampleforth College, and subsequently obtained an MA degree at Balliol College, Oxford. When I go through it with him, he begins to bluster, saying she was a Page 3 model not a soft porn actress. Katherine Frances Horner, sister of war poet Edward Horner, 3. The Death of a Journalist ‘Blame the Russian Federation’, Michael Gove’s Lobbyists at the Heart of White Nationalist Trumpworld, ‘Like North Korea’: Sweden’s Coronavirus Critics Silenced. Then, working at BBC Newsnight, I was not interested in his dalliance with Miss Whiplash but his anomaly in the registration of benefits in kind and the fact that four newspapers had sat on the story – perhaps because Whittingdale was seen as pro-paper and anti-Leveson. According to our sources, the British parliamentary commission which questioned British ambassador in Libya Peter Millett on July 7, was chaired by Dominic Asquith's brother, Raymond Asquith. Lord Oxford's mother was also a Catholic, as is his wife. Three named directors are Richard Glasspool, a former partner at KPMG Russia and former head of the risk committee of the Credit Bank of Moscow, run by Putin-friendly oligarch Roman Avdeev; Kirill Glukhovskoy, “formerly a senior lawyer with major Russian energy companies” according to the Aquind website; and oligarch Alexander Temerko. Asquith remains a non-executive director of JKX. Raymond Benedict Bartholomew Michael Asquith, 3rd Earl of Oxford and Asquith, OBE (born 24 August 1952) is a British former diplomat and hereditary peer. But, for the moment, all we are hearing from the Culture Minister is a stone-dead silence. This page was last modified on 1 January 2016, at 14:41. The right-wing MP for Maldon, Margaret Thatcher acolyte and long-term Brexiter might play a get-out-of-jail card in that the registered money he received came via a cut-out for not a Russian but a Ukrainian oligarch – however one so close to the Kremlin that the distinction doesn’t bite. Styled Viscount Asquith until he succeeded to his father's peerage titles on 16 January 2011, the earldom of Oxford and Asquith was created for his paternal great-grandfather, H. H. Asquith, a former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Sorted by (historical) entity at time of grant, Julian Asquith, 2nd Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Officer of the Order of the British Empire, "Whole-House Hereditary Peers' By-election, October 2014: Result", Orders of precedence in the United Kingdom, Earls in the peerages of Britain and Ireland, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Raymond_Asquith,_3rd_Earl_of_Oxford_and_Asquith&oldid=982554875, Earls in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, Officers of the Order of the British Empire, Hereditary peers elected under the House of Lords Act, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Mark Julian Asquith, Viscount Asquith (born 13 May 1979), Lady Magdalen Katharine Asquith (born 30 December 1981), This page was last edited on 8 October 2020, at 21:39. The same day Amol Rajan was speaking at a Society of Editors conference. The Russian secret state collects sex kompromat. The company is seeking to build a controversial £1.2 billion electricity cable connecting Normandy with Lovedean in Hampshire as anxieties about the resilience of the British national grid continue. Asquith was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for "diplomatic services" in 1992. Other family members who served as British diplomats include his father, his brother Sir Dominic Asquith (former British Ambassador to Iraq and Egypt),[2] and his maternal grandfather Sir Michael Palairet. Lord Oxford (as he is now known) is the elder son of Julian Asquith, 2nd Earl of Oxford and Asquith and his wife Anne. Mark Julian Asquith, Viscount Asquith (born 13 May 1979), Lady Magdalen Katharine Asquith (born 30 December 1981). Raymond Hervey Jolliffe, 5th Baron Hylton, ARICS, DL is a British peer and landowner. Byline Times put a series of questions to John Whittingdale, including questions on his apparent links with Firtash, whether he should repay the £14,435, who paid for Ms Tymofienko’s services and/or expenses, and whether his private life has made him vulnerable to kompromat. By the spring of 2016, four newspapers – the Mirror, the Sun, the Mail on Sunday and The Independent – had the story of Whittingdale’s extraordinary relationship with professional dominatrix Olivia King, also known as “Mistress Kate”, but had not run it. A few days later Number 10 had to deal again with the Culture Secretary’s exotic home life. SUBSCRIBE to Byline Times now and get this month’s digital edition immediately, Kseniya Kirillova reports on how the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan shows Putin's weaknesses in the ‘Post Soviet’ space, Nikola Mikovic reports on the third domino to fall among Putin's allies and questions around the Kremlin's ability to influence its neighbours, Kseniya Kirollova reports on the death of Irina Slavina, editor of the best known independent newspaper in the Volga region of Russia, Records show that a Conservative MP, paid £100,000 a-year to advise a major healthcare firm, attended a ministerial meeting with that company just days after it was awarded a £133 million Government contract, After a month of conflict and three failed ceasefires, Armenians gird themselves for a punishing winter war. Other family members who served as British diplomats include his father, his brother Sir Dominic Asquith (former British Ambassador to Iraq and Egypt), [2] and his maternal grandfather Sir Michael Palairet. He was educated at Farleigh School and Ampleforth College, and subsequently obtained an MA degree at Balliol College, Oxford. The Asquiths were originally a middle-class family from the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. As well as postings in London at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and to the Cabinet Office, he served as First Secretary at the British Embassy in Moscow from 1983–85, and Counsellor at HM Embassy in Kiev from 1992–97. The source for the Firtash-Mogilevich connection was reportedly Firtash himself to then US Ambassador to Ukraine, William Taylor, in 2008. A Who's Who of the British Secret State. The Earl and Countess of Oxford and Asquith have a son and four daughters. Raymond Asquith joined HM Diplomatic Service in 1980 as a career diplomat, serving until 1997. The BUS is headed by ex-MP Richard Spring, now Lord Risby; on the advisory board is Lord Oxford who as Raymond Asquith, MI6 officer, got Soviet defector Oleg Gordievsky out of Russia in a car boot. (Jenico) Nicholas Dudley Preston, 17th Viscount Gormanston, a British hereditary peer, sat as Baron Gormanston in the House of Lords until 1999. The son, Mark Julian Asquith styled Viscount Asquith, is heir apparent to the family titles. 1989 BOWEN, RUPERT Ireland 1970-1979, Britain 1970-1979 He is now the media editor at the BBC. Rajan, who has denied doing so, killed the story before it was put to King. New: Sign up for real-time alerts and be notified of new editions! He was named after his paternal grandfather Raymond Asquith, a scholar and Army officer who was killed in action during the First World War.

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