I have written and broadcast widely on politics and political history, with a specific interest in political opposition. Below you can find details of my public contributions, with links where available.
Published Books and chapters
Forthcoming: Institutionalised Dissent: The Official Opposition in the UK since 1935 (Routledge, 2021)
‘The Earl of Derby’ – Chapter in The Prime Ministers: Three Hundred Years of Political Leadership– Edited by Iain Dale (Hodder and Stoughton, November 2020). Available to order here.
How to be in Opposition: Life in the Political Shadows (Biteback, 2011) – Editor. Available to buy here.
‘William Hague, 1997-2001‘ – Chapter in Leaders of the Opposition from Churchill to Cameron – Edited by Tim Heppell (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). Available to buy here.
– The UK in a Changing Europe, April 2020
– The Times, January 2019
– The Times, March 2018
[With Matthew Bailey]: ‘“I am most deeply hurt”‘
– Mile End Institute blog, February 2018
– The Times, June 2017
– History and Policy blog, February 2017
– Daily Telegraph, November 2016
I have growing broadcast media experience, having appeared on a number of programmes over the years discussing current politics, the constitution and political opposition. Appearances have included: BBC News Channel, BBC Radio Five Live, BBC Newsnight, BBC Politics Show South East, BBC Politics Show London, BBC Parliament BookTalk.