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27 July 2022

Subscriber of the Week: Dan Wright

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Public policy.

Where do you live?

South London.

Do you vote?

When I’m able.

How long have you been a subscriber?

Six wonderful years.

What made you start?

I was interested in politics – and trying to impress university admissions tutors.

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Is the NS bug in the family?

No, although they tolerate my mountains of back issues.

What pages do you flick to first?

Usually the columns.

How do you read yours?

At home over the weekend.

What would you like to see more of in the NS?

Pieces on housing, climate, and the generational divide.

Who are your favourite NS writers?

Helen Thompson and Jonn Elledge.

Who would you put on the cover of the NS?

Gareth Southgate.

With which political figure would you least like to be stuck in a lift?

Ted Cruz creeps me out.

All-time favourite NS article?

Helen Thompson on the “rotten edifice” of the Premier League.

The New Statesman is…

worth every penny.

[ See also: Subscriber of the week: Chris Yates ]

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This article appears in the 27 Jul 2022 issue of the New Statesman, Summer Special