What do you do?
Creative work, but am retiring soon.
Where do you live?
Royal Tunbridge Wells.
Do you vote?
How long have you been a subscriber?
Since July 2016.
What made you start?
When political events shattered my world.
Is the NS bug in the family?
My dad read it until the 1980s, when the loony left took over.
What pages do you flick to first?
How do you read yours?
On weekend mornings, or on my train commute into London.
What would you like to see more of in the NS?
Stronger defences of the European Union.
Who are your favourite NS writers?
Who would you put on the cover of the NS?
With which political figure would you least like to be stuck in a lift?
Corbyn or Farage.
All-time favourite NS article?
Jeremy Cliffe’s “What Europe can learn from Alexander Hamilton”.
The New Statesman is…
sensible in a world gone mad.
This article appears in the 26 Jul 2023 issue of the New Statesman, Summer Special