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Alastair Campbell

Writer, communicator and strategist

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Anne Applebaum

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist

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Lisa Nandy

British Labour Party politician and MP for Wigan

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Caroline Lucas

MP for Brighton Pavilion & co-leader of the Green Party of England and Wales

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Nick Clegg

Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam

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Alan Rusbridger

Principal, LMH Oxford and former editor-in-chief of The Guardian. Chair, Reuters Institute

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Ian McEwan

Author and screenwriter

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Afua Hirsch

Writer, broadcaster and lawyer

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A. C. Grayling

Professor of Philosophy and Master of the New College of the Humanities

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Bob Geldof

Singer, songwriter, author and high-profile political activist

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Vonny Moyes

Feminist journalist and activist

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Timothy Garton Ash

Professor of European Studies at Oxford University, historian, author and commentator

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Matthew Goodwin

Matthew Goodwin is Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent, and a Visiting Senior Fellow at Chatham House.

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Gerry Hassan

Writer, commentator and academic

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Jim Gallagher

Scottish civil servant, academic and company director

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Denis Campbell

The Guardian and The Observer health policy editor and health correspondent

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Martin McKee

Professor of European Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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Denisa Kostovicova

Associate Professor in Global Politics

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Kwasi Kwarteng

Conservative MP for Spelthorne in Surrey

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Albert Weale

Emeritus Professor of Political Theory and Public Policy

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Fintan O’Toole

Author and journalist

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Jay Watts

Consultant clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, writer and activist

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Frédéric Martel

Writer, researcher and journalist

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Laurent Pech

Professor of European Law

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Robert Tombs

Historian and Professor of French history at St John’s College, Cambridge

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Peter Frankopan

Historian at Oxford University and author

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Nick Pearce

Professor of Public Policy at the University of Bath

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Rachel Clarke

Junior doctor, NHS activist and author

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Helena Kennedy

Human rights barrister

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Anand Menon

Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs

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Alex von Tunzelmann

Historian, author, screenwriter and researcher

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Sashy Nathan

Civil liberties lawyer and Director of Advocacy of 89up

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Dominic Grieve

Conservative MP for Beaconsfield

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Jonathan Freedland

Journalist, author and broadcaster

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David Elstein

Chairman of openDemocracy

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Ian Dunt

Editor of politics.co.uk

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Graham Brady

Conservative MP for Altrincham and Sale West

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Sonia Sodha

Chief leader writer at the Observer

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Philippe Legrain

Writer, commentator, consultant and public speaker

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John Harris

Journalist and author

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Charles Grant

Director Centre for European Reform

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Paul Whiteley

Professor of Politics in the Department of Government, University of Essex

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Paul Hilder

Co-founder and Chief International Officer at Crowdpac

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