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Professor Kevin Theakston

Kevin Theakston is Professor of British Government and the Head of the School of Politics and International Studies at the University of Leeds, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He has written books on government ministers, the history of the civil service, and Winston Churchill. His latest book – After Number 10 [Palgrave, 2010] – was on the lives and careers of former prime ministers from the 18th century to the present.