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In conversation with the ghost of Sir Robert Peel

It was a boozy sunny day last week when I met the ghost of Sir Robert Peel, twice prime minister, founder of the Conservative Party, and most importantly, the father of modern policing. Sauntering down middle Meadow Walk with my back to Victor Hugo, opposite the great queue for focaccia in an assortment of corduroy […]

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Kill the (assault on democracy) Bill

One of the favourite protesting moments of my life happened whilst crammed in a tube carriage waiting to leave Westminster Station in March 2019, after one of the first global Youth Strikes for Climate. The spirit of the day had been exhilarating. We had marched for hours, before sitting, strewn across Westminster Bridge as the […]