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2 December 2020

Subscriber of the week: Jim Drury

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What do you do?

I was a journalist and currently work in PR.

Where do you live?

Hackney, London.

Do you vote?

Always.

How long have you been a subscriber?

Two years.

What made you start?

I wanted to get past the online paywall!

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Is the NS bug in the family?

My wife Helen is working her way through a huge pile of my back copies.

What pages do you flick to first?

Commons Confidential.

How do you read yours?

From front to back.

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

Matthew Engel.

Who are your favourite NS writers?

Tracey Thorn, Stephen Bush, Simon Heffer, Jonathan Liew.

Who would you put on the cover of the NS?

Jess Phillips.

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

Arron Banks.

All-time favourite NS article? 

The Peak: Inside the Mind of Dr Jim Down” by Ed Docx.

The New Statesman is…

My favourite way to start the weekend, along with a pint of beer. 

This article appears in the 02 Dec 2020 issue of the New Statesman, Crashed