Chaplain, Pentonville Prison
Jonathan Aitken is a former Member of Parliament, Cabinet Minister, and ex-prisoner. He is now a Prison Chaplain at HMP Pentonville.
Jonathan is the author of seventeen books including award winning biographies of John Newton, the author of Amazing Grace; former US President Richard M Nixon and former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. He is also a well-known broadcaster and columnist for the Times and other newspapers.
He was ordained in June 2018 at St Paul’s Cathedral by the Bishop of London.
He now combines being a Chaplain at HMP Pentonville with serving as an Assistant Minister in St Matthew’s Church Westminster and also being Honorary Chaplain to Christians in Government.