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THE NEW BIOGRAPHY OF AIREY NEAVE - THE MAN WHO WAS SATURDAY - BY PATRICK BISHOP

The Man Who Was Saturday by Patrick Bishop has received rave reviews in The Times, Sunday Times, Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph.  The Trust held a launch party at the Royal United Services Institute on Thursday 14th March - attended by many members of the Neave family, politicians and journalists.  The Prime Minister sent her regrets and the following tribute:

I am delighted to send my best wishes to you as you celebrate the launch of this new biography of Airey Neave.

In the year in which we mark the 40th anniversary of Airey Neave's assassination, it is important not only to commemorate his tragic death but also to celebrate his remarkable life.  From his extraordinary service during the Second World War to his work as a Member of Parliament, he was a dedicated public servant.  Through his work with Margaret Thatcher he played a key role in the leadership of the Conservative Party at a crucial time in British politics, and in doing so helped to lay the foundations of the United Kingdom's revival under Mrs Thatcher's leadership.

The work of the Airey Neave Trust keeps his legacy alive and reminds up of the need to tackle terrorism and extremism in our own age.  I hope that this biography by Patrick Bishop will bring Airey Neave's story to a new generation, and will remind us all of the patriotism and courage he demonstrated throughout his life.