The Fourth Estate

Contributing Editor Ben Gartside writes on the essential role of local media. This article was initially published in the Winter 2017 Edition of Anticipations, “Local Government and Devolution”.




Interview: Richard Corbett MEP

Earlier this month, I interviewed the new Leader of Labour in the European Parliament, Richard Corbett. Richard has been an MEP since 1996, and led initial concerns about UKIP in 2004. We sat down in his Leeds office to discuss the left, the UK and the EU.




A victory for the Brexit government?

A big victory for the Brexit government on Friday? As Jean Claude Juncker announces sufficient progress in talks to move onto discussing a trade deal, let's rate our government's the main achievements on the three initial areas of negotiation: