Roy Jenkins — British Politician born on November 11, 1920, died on January 05, 2003

Roy Harris Jenkins, Baron Jenkins of Hillhead OM PC was a British politician and writer... (wikipedia)

The great disadvantage of our present electoral system is that it freezes the pattern of politics, and holds together the incompatible because everyone assumes that if a party splits it will be electorally slaughtered.
The permissive society has been allowed to become a dirty phrase. A better phrase is the civilised society.
We must not expect a full-scale peaceful revolution every time a Labour Government is elected.
A social democratic party without deep roots in the working class movement would quickly fade into an unrepresentative intellectual sect.
I am sure Mr Heath thinks he is honest but I wish he didn't have to have his friends say it so often.

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