Rishi Sunak has been Chancellor of the Exchequer since 2020. Sunak’s parents came to the UK from east Africa. His father was a GP and his mother ran her own local chemist shop.
James Sunderland is the Conservative MP for Bracknell, having first been elected to Parliament in 2019 with a majority of 19,829. The Bracknell constituency is found within the county of Berkshire and covers the towns of Bracknell and Crowthorne close to the M4. A number of technology companies are based in the area. A long...
An overview of the use of surveillance in the UK, the current levels of CCTV, and an outline of the debate surrounding the effectiveness and rules governing CCTV.
Susan Jones, Labour MP for Clwyd South
New Forest West, Conservative
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.
Robert Syms, Conservative MP for Poole
Tactical voting is broadly defined as voting for a party that is not your first-preference. The average tactical voter is said to be engaged with politics, pragmatic, and highly educated. In the 2019 General Election, some 19% of voters said they planned to vote tactically.
Mark Tami, Labour MP for Alyn and Deeside
Tania Mathias, Conservative MP for Twickenham
Sam Tarry is the Labour MP for Ilford South, having first been elected to Parliament in 2019 with a majority of 24,101 over the Conservative Party. Found to the outer north east of London, Ilford North has now become one of Labour’s safest seats having formerly been a marginal constituency for much of the Twentieth...
Tasmina Sheikh, SNP MP for Ochil and South Perthshire
An overview of teachers pay, covering current pay levels, how pay is set, how salaries compare, and the arguments variously made from different quarters around teachers pay.
Teresa Pearce, Labour MP for Erith & Thamesmead
Tessa Munt, MP for Wells, Liberal Democrat
The Budget is the government of the day's main set-piece economic event. It comprises two key elements: the Chancellor's Budget speech to the House of Commons and the publication of the government's detailed financial reports.
SNP MP for Glasgow Central. Former Glasgow councillor and SNP researcher. Member of Scottish CND.
Think tanks are research and advocacy institutions that publish advice on a range of social, political and economic issues in hope of influencing policymakers and the power-holders of society. Here is an overview of the different 'policy wonks' across the political spectrum.