Jonathan Aitken Quote
“As far as the physical miseries go, I am sure I will cope. I lived at Eton in the 1950s and I know all about life in uncomfortable quarters.”
On how he might cope with prison. Quoted in Daily Express, 19 January 1999
“If you asked her (Margaret Thatcher) about Sinai, she would probably think it was the plural for sinus.”
Quoted in James Prior, A Balance of Power (1986), p.107
Born: August 30, 1942 (age 72)
Bio: Jonathan William Patrick Aitken is a former Conservative Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom for 24 years, and a former British government Cabinet minister. He was convicted of perjury in 1999 and received an 18-month prison sentence, of which he served seven months. He is currently president of Christian Solidarity Worldwide.