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Malcom Rifkind

Malcom Rifkind was first elected as an MP in 1974 and has served in ministerial roles under Margaret Thatcher and John Major.In 1997 he was knighted in recognition of his public services.
Power and Pragmatism

Sir Malcolm Rifkind talks to broadcaster Iain Dale about his absorbing life-story. During his glittering political career he served as a Cabinet Minister through some of the most turbulent years of the late 20th century, in both the Foreign Office and the Ministry of Defence. Hear from the man himself the inside story of his battles with Margaret Thatcher, his five pivotal years as chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee and why he is currently banned from Putin’s Russia.