Wainwright, Martin

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Wainwright, Martin

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Martin Wainwright is an author and journalist, he was at The Guardian for 37 years, Northern Editor for 17 years retiring in 2012. He was born in Leeds. Educated at Shrewsbury and Oxford. His father was Richard Wainwright Liberal M.P. for Colne Valley

Has authored books on the North and rural matters. Other books on veteran cars, the Morris Minor and the Mini, and writes about his passion for moths. Awarded M.B.E.in 2000, Honourary degrees from Leeds Metropolitan University in 2012 and the University of Leeds in 2013.


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