PIMLOTT, Ben. British, b. 1945. Genres: History, Politics/Government. Career: University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, lecturer in politics, 1970-79; Birkbeck College, University of London, England, lecturer in politics, 1981-86, reader, 1986-87, professor of politics and contemporary history, 1987-98; Goldsmiths College, University of London, warden, 1998-. London School of Economics, visiting research associate, 1979-81. Fabian Society, chairman, 1993-94. Publications: Labour and the Left in the 1930s, 1977; Hugh Dalton, 1985; Harold Wilson, 1992; Frustrate Their Knavish Tricks, 1994; The Queen: A Biography of Elizabeth II, 1996; The Queen: Elizabeth II and the Monarchy, 2001; (with N. Rao) Governing London, 2002. EDITOR: (with C. Cook) Trade Unions in British Politics, 1982; Fabian Essays in Socialist Thought, 1985; (and author of intro.) The Second World War Diary of Hugh Dalton, 1940-45, 1986; The Political Diary of Hugh Dalton, 1918-40, 1945-60, 1987; (with J. Seaton) The Media in British Politics, 1987; (with S. MacGregor) Tackling the Inner Cities: The 1980s Reviewed, Prospects for the 1990s, 1990; (with T. Wright and T. Flower) The Alternative: Politics for a Change, 1990. Died 2004.