Stephen Pollard

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Full name: Stephen Pollard

Area of interest: Politics, Society, Health, Education

Journals/Organisation: The Jewish Chronicle | Daily Express | The Times

Email: stephen@stephenpollard.net

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Blog: http://www.thejc.com/blogs/stephen-pollard | http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/stephen-pollard

Representation: http://authors.simonandschuster.co.uk/Stephen-Pollard/65784563

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

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About: Stephen Pollard is a writer and journalist author of a biography of David Blunkett and co-author (with Andrew Adonis) of A Class Act: the Myth of Britain’s Classless Society (Penguin). He has written for The Times and Daily Mail and now writes a column for the Daily Express. He was once described by the The Sunday Times as a New Labour "guru", but by the New Statesman as a leading "British neo-conservative". He is a former Chairman of the European Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and a former president of the Centre for the New Europe, a free-market think tank based in Brussels

Education: John Lyon School; Mansfield College, Oxford

Career: Fabian Society: Research Director (specialising in health and education policy), 1992/1995; Social Market Foundation: Head of Research, 1995-98; Daily Express: Columnist and Chief Leader Writer, 1998/2001; currently blogs at The Spectator and is a guest contributor at The Times

Current position/role: Editor of The Jewish Chronicle, regular Daily Express columnist

  • also writes/written for: written columns for several publications, including The Times and the Daily Mail, and also maintains a blog.

Other roles/Main role: Previously a Visiting Lecturer in Health Policy at Harvard Business School, and an Associate Fellow of the Brookings Institution in Washington DC; was a signatory founder of the Henry Jackson Society, 2005; is currently President of Brussels based think tank The Centre for the New Europe

Other activities: author

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Viewpoints/Insight: It’s unfair. My argument should be as loud as yours The Times, 13th February 2007

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Books: A Class Act: the Myth of Britain’s Classless Society (co-author Andrew Adonis) (London: Hamish Hamilton; New York, NY: Penguin Books USA, 1997) OCLC 38054735

Latest work: David Blunkett (Hodder & Stoughton Ltd; 14 Dec 2004) ISBN 0340825340

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Website: http://www.express.co.uk/search/Stephen%20Pollard/1/created/41

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