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7 October 2020updated 14 Oct 2020 3:32pm

Subscriber of the Week: Will Perry

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What do you do?

Run, cycle, social housing regulation and investment.

Where do you live?

Lewes, East Sussex.

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How long have you been a subscriber?

Twenty-plus years.

What made you start?

Occasional purchases became a weekly habit. 

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What pages do you flick to first?

The leader, Nicholas Lezard.

How do you read yours?

Usually with coffee or wine.

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

Non-British perspectives.

Who are your favourite NS writers?

Jeremy Cliffe, Felicity Cloake.

Who would you put on the cover of the NS?

Christopher Addison, Neave Brown and Parker Morris, who recognised everyone’s right to have a decent home.

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

Professional discretion prevents…

All-time favourite NS article? 

Difficult. Terry Eagleton’s review of Hitch-22 maybe.

The New Statesman is…

Mysteriously arriving on Thursdays.

This article appears in the 07 Oct 2020 issue of the New Statesman, Long Covid