Sunak, Rishi

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.

Sunderland, James

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

Susan Jones, Labour MP for Clwyd South

Swayne, Desmond

New Forest West, Conservative

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.

Syms, Robert

Robert Syms, Conservative MP for Poole

Tactical Voting

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.

Tami, Mark

Mark Tami, Labour MP for Alyn and Deeside

Tania Mathias

Tania Mathias, Conservative MP for Twickenham

Tarry, Sam

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

Tasmina Sheikh, SNP MP for Ochil and South Perthshire

Teachers pay

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

Teresa Pearce, Labour MP for Erith & Thamesmead

Tessa Munt

Tessa Munt, MP for Wells, Liberal Democrat

The Budget

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.

Thewliss, Alison

SNP MP for Glasgow Central. Former Glasgow councillor and SNP researcher. Member of Scottish CND.

Think Tanks

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.