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31 August 2022

Subscriber of the Week: Matilda Thorley

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I’m studying law at the University of Manchester.

Where do you live?

Staffordshire Moorlands.

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Yes.

How long have you been a subscriber?

Around a year.

What made you start?

I read the NS as part of my job and was hooked.

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Commons Confidential and the Diary.

How do you read yours?

From front to back.

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

Greater representation of younger voices.

Who are your favourite NS writers?

Nicholas Lezard, Bruno Maçães and Tomiwa Owolade.

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Matt Lucas.

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

Clarence Thomas.

All-time favourite NS article?

“‘We’re going to disrupt’: a year inside GB News” by Stuart McGurk.

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the highlight of my week.  

[See also: This England: Pie in the sky]

This article appears in the 31 Aug 2022 issue of the New Statesman, The Liz Truss Doctrine