What do you do?
I work as a telephone banker.
Where do you live?
Do you vote?
Always. I can see my polling station from my flat!
How long have you been a subscriber?
During university, then I resubscribed a few months ago.
What made you start?
I was looking for a fresh perspective on current affairs during my politics degree.
Is the NS bug in the family?
No, but it got read on holiday with my in-laws this month.
What pages do you flick to first?
The Leader and Q&A.
How do you read yours?
Gradually through the week.
What would you like to see more of in the NS?
British political history.
Who are your favourite NS writers?
George Eaton and Stephen Bush.
Who would you put on the cover of the NS?
With which political figure would you least like to be stuck in a lift?
Very obvious, but Trump.
All-time favourite NS article?
“A ghost town comes to life” by Nick Burns.
The New Statesman is…
A source of optimism.
This article appears in the 06 Oct 2021 issue of the New Statesman, Unsafe Places