First for Politics

Politics First is a non-partisan, bi-monthly magazine for the British Government and the British business community, providing first-rate coverage and analysis of the pressing political issues in Britain and the wider world. With contributors and columnists spanning the higher echelons of government, business, governance, media, law and academia, Politics First is an indispensable read for anyone in Whitehall or Westminster.

Instead of simply observing politics from the sidelines and following the agenda already set, Politics First helps to lead and shape discussions within Whitehall and Westminster. The magazine’s editorial is strengthened by its coverage of subjects and views rarely found in the British media.

Politics First’s audience comprises MPs, Peers, the top 200 Civil Servants and their policy leads, government departments, members of the devolved governments and legislative chambers, directors of business including the FTSE 250, leaders of business and trade organisations, leading third sector organisations and civil society groups, embassies/high commissions, members of the European Parliament and British national media outlets.

Recent contributors include

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn, Phillip Hammond, Tim Farron, Angus Robertson, Hilary Benn, David Cameron, Nick Clegg, Ed Miliband, Alex Salmond, Diane Abbott, Peter Riddell, Michael Fallon, William Hague, Sayeeda Warsi, Jim Murphy, Ed Balls, David Willetts, Alan Duncan, Margaret Hodge, Caroline Spelman, Stephen O'Brien, Ivor Richard, Jenny Tonge, Robin Butler, Andrew Mitchell, Andy Burnham, Anne Widdecombe, Louise Ellman, Angela Eagle, Maria Eagle, Angela Harris, Esther McVey, Michael Mansfield QC, Sir Malcolm Rifkind, Lord Howell, Len McCluskey, Andy Hayman, Sir Richard Thompson, Steve Ridgway, Chief Executive of Virgin Atlantic Airways, Linda Lee-President of the Law Society of England and Wales, Jenny Watson-Chair of the Electoral Commission, Dr Duncan Anderson-Head of War Studies at Sandhurst, Dr Linda Papadopoulos-Television Psychologist.

Exclusive interviews have been had with

Dr Radovan Karadzic, Sir Michael Pownall, Sir Ian McCartney, Steven Berkoff-actor, Lord Norman Tebbit, Tom Watson, Mhairi Black, Jon Snow, Baroness Karren Brady, Adam Boulton, Jon Craig, Kay Burley, Cathy Newman, Dr Liam Fox, Luciana Berger, Caroline Lucas, Martin McGuinness, Quentin Letts, Jim Murphy, Cathy Newman, Sophy Ridge and many more.

Columnists include

Jon Craig (Sky News), Quentin Letts (Daily Mail), Paul Routledge (Daily Mirror) and Nigel Nelson (The People).

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Artwork dimensions

A4, 210mm x 297mm, 3mm bleed, 300 dpi

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