Robin Harris

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Dr. Robin Harris is a senior visiting fellow at the Heritage Foundation.[1]

Harris earned a First Class Honours degree in Modern History and a D. Phil. on French History at Exeter College, Oxford. He also won the Oxford University Gibbs Prize in History.[1]

He was a special adviser at the Treasury (1981-1983), special adviser at the Home Office (1983-1985), director of the Conservative Research Department (1985-1989) and as a member of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's Downing Street Policy Unit (1989-1990).[1]

After Mrs Thatcher left Downing Street, Harris continued to advise her and assisted her in writing a number of books.[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Robin Harris, D. Phil., Heritage Foundation, accessed 4 November 2012.
  2. Advisory Council:Policy Council members, HJS website, undated, accessed 5 November 2014