Former Special Adviser
Paul Richards is a columnist for Progress magazine, and writes for a range of newspapers and websites, and appears regularly on radio and TV.
He was a special adviser from 2005 to 2009, working in the Department for Health, Cabinet Office, and Department for Communities and Local Government, advising two Secretaries of State. He was a parliamentary candidate in 1997 and 2001, and chair of the Fabian Society. From 1991-2 Paul was an MP's researcher in parliament. Paul is the author of several books and pamphlets, including How to Win an Election.