Simon David JENKINS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1943-06-10
Education Mill Hill Sch London, St John's Coll Oxford (BA)
Books & Publications A City at Risk (1971), Landlords of London (1974), Insight on Portugal (ed, 1975), Newspapers: The Power and The Money (1979), The Companion Guide to Outer London (1981), The Battle for the Falklands (with Max Hastings, 1983), Images of Hampstead (1983), With Respect Ambassador (with Anne Sloman, 1985), The Market for Glory (1986), The Selling of Mary Davies and Other Writings (1993), Accountable to None (1995), England's Thousand Best Churches (1999), England's Thousand Best Houses (2003), Thatcher & Sons: A Revolution in Three Acts (2006), Wales (2008), Short History of England (2011), England's 100 Best Views (2013)
Recreations N/A
Clubs
Style Simon Jenkins
Career journalist; Country Life 1965, news ed Times Education Supplement 1966-68, columnist Evening Standard 1968-74, Insight ed Sunday Times 1974-75, ed Evening Standard 1976-78 (dep ed 1975-76), political ed The Economist 1979-86, columnist Sunday Times 1986-90 (ed Books Section 1988-89, Journalist of the Yr 1988); The Times: ed 1990-92, columnist 1992-2005 (Br Press Awards Columnist of the Year 1993); columnist: The Guardian 2005-, Sunday Times 2005-08, Evening Standard 2008-; memb: Bd BR 1979-90, Millennium Cmmn 1994-2000; dep chm English Heritage 1989-90, chm Buildings Books Tst 1995-, chm Nat Tst 2008-14; Hon Dr: UCE 1998, Univ of London 2000, City Univ 2001, Univ of Exeter 2002, Univ of Kent 2008; Hon RIBA, FRSL, FSA
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