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John Campbell, Roy Jenkins: A Well-Rounded Life, London, Jonathan Cape, 2014.

Roy Jenkins died in 2003, at the age of 83. His last recorded words to Jennifer, his wife of 62 years and five months, were “two eggs, lightly poached”. The funeral was held at the parish church of East Hendred, … Continue reading

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Pollsters, pundits and the public: The UK May 2015 general elections

There is a lot of egg on a lot of faces following the Conservative party’s victory in the UK’s May 7 2015 general elections. For months, the polls had been predicting a too close to call election result, and newspaper … Continue reading

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