Accountable to None: The Tory Nationalization of Britain

2.67 avg rating
( 3 ratings by Goodreads )
9780140245028: Accountable to None: The Tory Nationalization of Britain
View all copies of this ISBN edition:

This work, by a former editor of "The Times" and an instinctive Tory, argues that despite conservative propaganda the 1980's and early 1990's have seen a great increase in the centralization of power. Despite privatization, deregulation and devolution, the government asserted its control over schools, universities, the courts, local government, and the NHS. The book describes the situation, and asks what this means for democracy.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Simon Jenkins is the author of the bestselling books Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations, A Short History of England, England's Thousand Best Churches and England's Thousand Best Houses. He is the former editor of the Evening Standard and The Times, and a columnist for The Guardian and Evening Standard.

He has served as deputy chairman of English Heritage and chairman of the National Trust, was a founder member of SAVE Britain's Heritage and chaired the revision of the Pevsner guides from 1994 to 2011. He founded the Railway Heritage Trust and has served on the Boards of British Rail and London Transport. He lives in London and Aberdyfi.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace


Simon Jenkins
Published by Penguin Books Ltd (1996)
ISBN 10: 0140245022 ISBN 13: 9780140245028
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0140245022

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds