About the Author
Dennis MacShane was Member of Parliament for Rotherham between 1994 and 2012. Between 2001-2005 he was Balkans Minister and later, from 2002 until 2005, Minister for Europe. He was UK delegate to the Council of Europe between 2005 and 2010. Dr MacShane is a regular contributor to UK, European and North American magazines and newspapers and the author of Heath (published in Haus's Prime Ministers series) and a biography of François Mitterrand.