John Rentoul

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Full name: John Rentoul

Area of interest: Politics

Journals/Organisation: The Independent on Sunday | The Independent

Email: j.rentoul@independent.co.uk

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Website: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/john-rentoul

Blog: http://blogs.independent.co.uk/author/johnrentoul | http://johnrentoul.independentminds.livejournal.com

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Networks: https://twitter.com/#!/johnrentoul

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Education: Attended schools in Bangalore, Bristol and Wolverhampton; King's College, Cambridge

Career: Accountancy Age: journalist; New Statesman: deputy editor; BBC: political reporter; The Independent: political correspondent, chief leader writer; The Independent on Sunday: chief political commentator

Current position/role: Chief Political Commentator

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Other roles/Main role: Visiting fellow at Queen Mary, University of London, where he teaches contemporary history

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  • The Rich Get Richer: The Growth of Inequality in Britain in the 1980s (1987) OCLC 17240400
  • Tony Blair: Prime Minister (2001) OCLC 48418436

Latest work: The Banned List: A manifesto against jargon and cliche, Elliott & Thompson, October 2011

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Section: Comment

Role: Chief Political Commentator

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Email: j.rentoul@independent.co.uk

Website: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/john-rentoul

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Day published: Sunday, and occasional weekdays

Regularity: Weekly

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