Journalist and content writer

I focus on British politics, higher education, immigration, and international development. I've also written lots of sparkly web content and business copy.

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Hastings Stands up to Austerity

Hastings residents will be marching through the town centre on Saturday May 30th to oppose government cuts to public services and working conditions. Organised by Hastings Solidarity as part of an ongoing......

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In the Firing Line: Universal Credit Comes to Hastings

Shudders could be heard across the town last month as Hastings Jobcentre became the latest hunting ground for Iain Duncan Smith's infamous policy behemoth: Universal Credit. The new benefit has been beset by......

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The HIP Christmas Special - Tea-ing Off: The Full METAL CaSTLe Interview

You may have seen the short piece in the latest issue of HIP, where Lord Malcolm (inexplicably rendered as Lord Nelson in the article, which definitely, absolutely, categorically was no fault of mi......

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Respect's David Lofts Talks to HIP

[Photo by Rob Wyllie] Local Respect candidate David Lofts spoke to HIP's political editor George West via email.   What are the key issues around which you'll be campaigning in Hastings and Ry......