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Robert Jackson

Quondam Fellow since 1986
Robert Jackson
  • Background

    • Political, local and parliamentary, career, including MP for Wantage (1983–2005); Office of Public Service and Science (1992–3); Department of Employment (1990–2); Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, DES (1987–90); Special Adviser to Governor of Rhodesia (1979–80); Chef de Cabinet, President of EEC Economic and Social Committeee (1976–8); Member, Cabinet of Sir Christopher Soames, EEC Commission (1974–6); Political advisor to Secretary of State for Employment (1973–4) and Councillor, Oxford County Council (1969–71) (from 1969 to 2005)
    • Quondam Fellow, All Souls College (from 1986)
    • Fifty-Pound Fellow, All Souls College (from 1979 to 1986)
    • Prize Fellow, All Souls College (from 1968 to 1975)
    • Undergraduate, St Edmund Hall, Oxford (from 1965 to 1968)
  • Selected publications

    • Political Ideas in Western Europe Today (1984)
    • From Boom to Bust?: British farming and CAP reform (Conservative Political Centre, 1983)
    • Tradition and Reality: Conservative Philosophy and European Integration (European Democratic Group, Conservative Central Office, 1982)
    • Reforming the European Budget (Conservative Political Centre, 1981)
    • The European Parliament: Penguin Guide to Direct Elections (Penguin, 1979)
    • The Powers of the European Parliament (The Conservative Group for Europe, 1977)
    • South Asian Crisis: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh (Praeger, 1972, 1975)
  • Other professional memberships and roles

    • Member, Advisory Committee on Works of Art, House of Commons
    • Treasurer, Conservative Mainstream Parliamentary Group
    • Co-Chairman, CAABU (2001–)
    • Member, UK Delegation, Council of Europe and WEU (2000–1)
    • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology (1999–2001)
    • Trustee, Hattori Foundation, Hattori Trust Co. Ltd.
    • International Affairs (Chatham House) (1979–80)
    • Editor, The Round Table, Commonwealth Journal of International Relations (1970–4)