Robin Harris

Dr. Robin Harris (born 1952) is a British author and journalist. He has written for The Daily Telegraph and Prospect. He attained his undergraduate degree and doctorate in modern history from Exeter College, Oxford University. Harris was Director of the Conservative Research Department from 1985 to 1988 and a member of the Prime Minister's Policy Unit from 1989 to 1990. He helped draft the Conservative Party manifesto for the 1987 general election.

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Bishops in Labo(u)r

As John Major’s government staggered this autumn from one self-imposed disaster to another, with opinion polls suggesting a severe Conservative defeat at the next general election, a variety of interest groups have been subtly positioning themselves for life under a Labour government. A number of leading businessmen, who earned or increased their fortunes under pro-enterprise … Read more

Letters From Abroad: No Religious Right

British politics, as has been widely observed, is looking increasingly American—with Opposition Leader Tony Blair imitating the tactics of Bill Clinton, recent Tory leadership challenger John Redwood imitating those Newt Gingrich, and John Major imitating the mistakes and, in all probability, sharing the fate of George Bush. But one crucial difference between our two political … Read more

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