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Jenkins, Roy Line breaks: Roy Jen|kins
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɛŋkɪnz/

Definition of Jenkins, Roy in English:

(Harris), Baron Jenkins of Hillhead ( 1920–2003), English Labour and Social Democrat MP and scholar. A Labour MP between 1948 and 1976, he co-founded the Social Democratic Party in 1981 and represented Glasgow Hillhead 1982-7. He then became Chancellor of Oxford University.

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