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Andrew Gimson

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Name  Andrew Gimson

Role  Journalist
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Books  Boris: The Rise of Boris Johnson, The Desired Effect: Proven Results

Andrew Gimson (born 1958) is a British political journalist. Gimson formerly wrote the parliamentary sketch for The Daily Telegraph and has written a book about Boris Johnson and a book entitled Desired Effect.

In November 2011 he was succeeded as sketch writer on The Daily Telegraph by Michael Deacon. Gimson is a former pupil of Uppingham School where he attended West Bank house.

He is married to Sally Gimson, who stood in the South Leicestershire constituency as an unsuccessful candidate for the Labour Party in the May 2010 General Election. They live in north London and have three children.


  • Boris: The Rise of Boris Johnson (2006)
  • Desired Effect (1991)
  • Gimson's Kings and Queens: Brief Lives of the Forty Monarchs since 1066 Hardcover (2015)
  • References

    Andrew Gimson Wikipedia

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