BOOKS: On the bedside table of... John Monks

BOOKS: On the bedside table of... John Monks - 'I am close to the end of Roy Jenkins' biography of Winston Churchill, Churchill. It's a very well written portrait of a genuinely great, if flawed, statesman. I can recommend it to anyone who wants to unders

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

'I am close to the end of Roy Jenkins' biography of Winston Churchill, Churchill. It's a very well written portrait of a genuinely great, if flawed, statesman. I can recommend it to anyone who wants to understand how politics works behind the spin.'

John Monks is general secretary of the TUC.

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