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24 August 2022

Subscriber of the week: Stephen Kilbey

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I work in automotive and motorsport PR.

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In Sussex.

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Two and a half years.

What made you start?

The “What We Want” 2019 election special was the most thought-provoking magazine I’ve read.

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Andrew Marr and David Gauke.

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Rory Stewart. The one that got away…

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Ian Blackford.

All-time favourite NS article?

“Why the left keeps losing” by John Gray.

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so entertaining I look forward to long-haul flights.

[See also: After England’s joyous Lionesses, it’s back to the miserable men of the Prem]

This article appears in the 24 Aug 2022 issue of the New Statesman, The Inflation Wars