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9 February 2022

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I teach biology and chemistry.

Where do you live?

Malton, North Yorkshire.

Do you vote?

Always.

How long have you been a subscriber?

Three years.

What made you start?

Subscribing makes life easier and cheaper!

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Yes, I save copies for my wife to browse at her leisure.

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Always Nicholas Lezard for my weekly fix of misery.

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Back pages first, then the Leader and Michael Prodger.

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Writing on nature, science and conservation.

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Nicholas Lezard, Tracey Thorn, Stephen Bush, Michael Prodger.

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The shadow cabinet as an alternative to endless Boris Johnson covers.

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Jeremy Corbyn.

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“The Peak” by Edward Docx.

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This article appears in the 09 Feb 2022 issue of the New Statesman, Sunak's Game