Political Profiles

Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond

Having left the SNP, the former party leader and Scottish First Minister, set up the Alba Party. However he failed to secure more than 2% of the vote in the 2021 Scottish elections.Read More

Allegra Stratton

Stratton was the former political editor of Newsnight before later becoming the Downing Street Press Secretary. The anticipated televised briefings were later shelved, and Stratton was moved to a post with the COP26 summit.Read More
Carrie Symonds

Johnson, Carrie

Profile of Carrie Johnson, the partner of former Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and mother of his young son Wilfred. She is a campaigner for animal welfare.Read More

Lady Victoria Starmer

A profile of Lady Victoria Starmer, the wife of the current labour leader, and former solicitor who once remarked 'Who the ***, does he think he is".Read More
Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon

One time Scottish First Minister and SNP Leader, Nicola Sturgeon was ranked as the 50th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine. Read More
Alok Sharma is MP for Reading West, Conservative

Sharma, Sir Alok

Sir Alok Sharma, is the UK Cabinet Minister who will be President of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference. He was born in India, but moved to Reading, where he is now the MP, at the age of five. Read More

Starmer, Keir Sir

Keir Starmer was elected Labour leader in 2020 with 56% of the vote. Before being first elected to Parliament in 2015, he was the Director of Public Prosecutions. Starmer is also an amateur footballer and vegetarian.Read More

Sunak, Rishi

Rishi Sunak served as Chancellor of the Exchequer between 2020 and 2022. Runner up in the 2022 Conservative leadership election. Sunak’s parents came to the UK from east Africa. His father was a GP and his mother ran her own local chemist shop. He was once voted Britain's sexiest MP.Read More
Swinson is MP for East Dunbartonshire and business minister

Swinson, Jo

Jo Swinson was the Liberal Democrat leader for six months going into the 2019 General Election. No longer an MP, she then became a visiting Professor at Cranfield University. A keen runner, Swinson suffers from a severe peanut allergy.Read More