John was born in Hull in 1939. He was the deputy leader of the South Yorkshire County Council, the chair of Sheffield's Crucible and Lyceum Theatres and vice-chair of the Yorkshire and Humberside Sports Council. In retirement he has written twenty books and a number of poems. He lives in Sheffield.
John Cornwell, former deputy leader of South Yorkshire County Council, reviews its history, and what the future could be for...Read more
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