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Mark Garnett is a senior lecturer at the Department of Politics Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University and author of many books and articles covering post-1945 British politics. [1]

Lancaster University research university in Lancaster, England

Lancaster University is a collegiate public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established by Royal Charter in 1964, one of several new universities created in the 1960s.

Garnett was educated at Gosforth High School, Newcastle, and Durham University (Grey College).

Durham University collegiate public research university in Durham, England, United Kingdom

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He now has two children; Amelia, who was born on the 26th April 2004, and Ben, who was born on August 28. He also has a partner, Dili Satha.

With Ian Aitken, he was the authorised biographer of Conservative politician William Whitelaw.

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William Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw British Conservative politician, former Home Secretary and Leader of the House of Lords

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