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Reggie: The Life of Reginald Maudling
by Lewis Baston
Reginald Maudling, seen by the Observer in 1955 as 'a future Prime Minister', never fulfilled his early promise. In this, the first biography of Maudling, Lewis Baston presents a picture of a popular and respected politician, with a major influence on post-war Britain, whose career ended in scandal and ignominy. In the 1960s and 1970s Maudling occupied a succession of high ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Sutton Publishing
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Excellent biography of the man who could have been Prime Minister instead of Edward Heath in 1970. After that leadership defeat in 1965 Reggie lost his moral compass and got involved with people like John Poulson which ultimately led to his career going down hill. Only 4 out of 5 as I felt the author was too nice at the end of the book in his conclusion!!