Matt Thompson


Tabloids do not represent the working class

2 November 2017 The tabloid press claims to be an authentic voice of the working class - but it's run by and for the elites, writes Matt Thompson

I read Gavin Barwell’s ‘marginal seat’ book and it was incredibly awkward

6 July 2017 Gavin Barwell was mocked for writing a book called How to Win a Marginal Seat, then losing his. But what does the book itself reveal about Theresa May’s new top adviser? Matt Thompson reads it so you don’t have to



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