George Salmon

George Salmon

Political Editor

George works in our editorial department, editing and writing articles across all of our publications. Alongside liaising with clients to create an accurate piece, he also contributes daily articles to our news page and helps to manage the Review social media presence. George graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in English.


George Salmon's articles (115)

The Weekly Review: Aug 12 - Aug 18

Every Sunday, we bring together the most important stories of the week from across a wide range of sectors.

Alberto Costa urges Johnson to protect rights of EU citizens

Conservative MP Alberto Costa has urged Boris Johnson to fulfil his pledge to legislate for the rights of EU citizens.

Cabinet Review: Theresa Villiers

Following the recent appointment of Boris Johnson's cabinet, we have launched a series of articles to assess how each sector views their new Secretary of State. Our third instalment focuses on Theresa Villiers, the new Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Cabinet Review: Matt Hancock

Following the recent appointment of Boris Johnson's cabinet, we have launched a series of articles to assess how each sector views their new Secretary of State. Our second instalment focusses on Matt Hancock who retained his position as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

Academics file first patents for inventions created by AI

An international team of patent attorneys headed by Professor Ryan Abbott, Professor of Law and Health Sciences at the University of Surrey, and including Robert Jehan of Williams Powell, has filed what are believed to be the first ever patent applications for two inventions created autonomously by artificial intelligence.

Over-50s contributed most to post-downturn growth

According to figures published by the ONS, workers aged over 50 made the biggest contribution to post-2008 growth. In 2008, over-50s accounted for 25 per cent of all hours worked with this figure rising to 30 per cent by 2018.

Cabinet Review: Gavin Williamson

Following the recent appointment of Boris Johnson's cabinet, we have launched a series of articles to assess how each sector views their new Secretary of State. Our first instalment focusses on Gavin Williamson, the new Secretary of State for Education.

Lib Dems win Brecon by-election

Jane Dodds, the Liberal Democrat candidate, has won the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, defeating the incumbent, Chris Davies.

Bank of England cuts growth forecast

The Bank of England has cut its growth forecast for the UK economy over the next two years.

Polls open in Brecon and Radnorshire

At 7am this morning, polling began for the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election.

Home Affairs Committee criticises "completely inadequate response" to youth violence

In a report published today, the Home Affairs Committee have described the recent rise in youth violence as a “social emergency” and have outlined a series of recommendations to tackle the issue, including the placing of police officers within schools.

Corbyn announces campaign pledges

While speaking at a rally in Parliament Square calling for a general election, Jeremy Corbyn outlined a number of campaign pledges. Criticising Boris Johnson, the new prime minister, for having “no plan for this country”, he revealed six key policy proposals.

PMQs Summary (24 Jul, 2019)

Theresa May’s final PMQs was dominated by tributes from MPs across the House.

Schools need “multi-billion cash injection” say MPs

According to a report published by the Education Select Committee, schools and colleges across England need a “multi-billion cash injection” and a long-term approach to funding in the future.

Public sector workers to receive £2 billion pay rise

As one of Theresa May’s final acts in office, the Treasury is to announce a pay rise for hundreds of thousands of public sector workers.