- n British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951)
- Jake White in Independent Online
Bevin is the best kicker of the fullbacks we have here on tour,said White. "But we don't just need him for his safety under the high ball and his ability to return kicks with interest. He is strong at the breakdown and we need that out...
- Gordon Brown in BBC News
Mr Brown said: "The service that the Bevin Boys gave to this country was incredibly important and not only helped us to win the war but also to rebuild our country after the war. The Bevin Boys' contribution, like that of the Spitfire Women, the...
- David Miliband in The Age
I'm focusing on my job. I have got four more years until I beat Ernie Bevin as the longest-serving foreign minister,Mr Miliband said.