Michael Foot’s Fathers

D.A.N. Jones

  • My Life with Nye by Jennie Lee
    Cape, 277 pp, £8.50, November 1980, ISBN 0 224 01785 3
  • Debts of Honour by Michael Foot
    Davis-Poynter, 240 pp, £9.50, November 1980, ISBN 0 7067 6243 6

If Jennie Lee, Aneurin Bevan and Michael Foot had achieved Cabinet rank together in the 1960s, the United Kingdom would be in better shape now. ‘That is my truth,’ as Bevan used to say. ‘Now tell me yours.’

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