Written Articles

June 2019 – What we learned from round one of the Conservative leadership contest – in five easy charts – The Conversation

May 2017 – It was Thatcher wot lost it – or was it? Conservative electoral decline in Liverpool since 1945 – LSE British Politics and Policy Blog

April 2017 – Corbynism might not actually end – even if Labour loses the election – The Conversation

Nov 2016 – An election now would be crushing for Labour – and for Jeremy Corbyn – The Guardian

Oct 2016 – The north remembers: why Conservatives still get a frosty reception in key regions – The Conversation

July 2015 – No, Thatcher didn’t cause the Conservative decline in Liverpool – ConservativeHome

Quoted Articles

Dec 2019 – It’s lonely being a Tory candidate in deep-red Liverpool – The Economist

Oct 2019 – ‘High stakes’: UK heads for December election amid Brexit impasse – Al Jazeera

Oct 2019 – UK’s Johnson scores rare win – but Brexiters’ joy is short-lived – Al Jazeera

Oct 2019 – Doubts over fate of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal – Al Jazeera

Sep 2019 – UK: Conservatives weigh up Boris Johnson gambit – Al Jazeera

Jul 2019 – Tory leadership debate: Johnson edges closer to power – Al Jazeera

Jan 2019 – Did you know the TORIES once ran Liverpool? How the party used to rule Merseyside – Liverpool Echo

May 2019 – Brexit: Time running out for UK’s Theresa May – Al Jazeera

Dec 2018 – May won a confidence vote but the Brexit battle is unchanged – Al Jazeera

July 2018 – Brexit: How would a second EU referendum be held? – BBC News

Feb 2019 – With 37 days until Brexit, why are UK politicians defecting? – Al Jazeera

Dec 2017 – Liverpool Thatcher conference organisers defiant despite social media storm – Liverpool Echo

TV Appearances