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Simon Jenkins (1943-), Author and columnist;editor of The Times and Chairman of National Trust
Sir Simon David Jenkins
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Columnist for The Guardian and the Evening Standard. Previously The Times (1993-2005) columnist and Editor (1990-2). Jenkins was also Editor of the Evening Standard (1976-1978), political editor of the Economist (1979-86) and Sunday Times columnist (1986-90). He is particularly concerned with the environment and heritage and became chairman of the National Trust in 2008. He has written numerous books including England's Thousand Best Churches (1999) and A Short History of England.