Simon Carr

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Full name: Simon Carr

Area of interest: Parliament, Government, Politics

Journals/Organisation: The Independent on Sunday | The Independent

Email: simoncarr@sketch.sc

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Website: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/simon-carr

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

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About: http://www.independent.co.uk/biography/simon-carr

Education: Haileybury; Brasenose College, Oxford

Career: Helped to launch The Independent, 1986; moved to New Zealand, where he was a senior writer for Metro (current affairs magazine) and National Business Review and a speech writer for the prime minister of New Zealand, 1992/1994; since return to UK has been The Independent's Parliamentary sketch writer, 2000-

Current position/role: Commentator (Parliamentary sketch writer)

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Other roles/Main role: Author, including pseudonymous humour books

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Column name: The Sketch

Remit/Info: Observations on parliamentary politics

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Role: Commentator / Parliamentary sketch writer

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Email: simoncarr@sketch.sc

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Website: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/simon-carr

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Day published: Tuesday to Friday

Regularity: Weekdays

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Comment pieces: 2012

Comment pieces: 2011

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Comment Pieces: 2009

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