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 (144)

Weekly Review: Oct 7 - Oct 13

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

Productivity falls at fastest rate for five years

According to the Office for National Statistics, UK productivity has fallen by the fastest rate in five years.

SNP will support Labour govt for second referendum powers

According to the SNP’s Westminster leader, Ian Blackford, the SNP would only support the formation of a Labour minority government if they were given the power to hold another referendum on Scottish independence.

Court documents state Johnson will send extension letter to EU

According to government papers submitted to the Court of Sessions in Scotland, Boris Johnson will send a letter to the EU asking for an extension if no deal is agreed by October 19.

Johnson's conference speech: A summary

In his speech to the Conservative party conference today, Boris Johnson stated that if his Brexit proposals are rejected by the EU, the only other option will be a no-deal Brexit.

DMA release guide to promote employment among autistic people

DMA Talent, a part of the Data & Marketing Association, have published a new guide which aims to raise the proportion of autistic people in the UK who are in employment.

SNP suggests they would back interim Corbyn government

Nicola Sturgeon, the first minister of Scotland and leader of the SNP, has suggested she would back Jeremy Corbyn to lead a short-term government to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

Top 10% of frequent flyers responsible for half of all UK flights

According to Department of Transport figures obtained by the Guardian, one per cent of English citizens are responsible for taking one fifth of all flights abroad.

Department for Education responds to Parliamentary Review Special Report

Following the publication of our Special Report into Holiday Hunger, we contacted the Department for Education. Enclosed below is the response from Michelle Donelan MP, Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families.

Supreme Court announces prorogation is unlawful

Following a three-day hearing, the Supreme Court has announced that Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament was unlawful.

Nuffield Trust: Hospitals have to rely on emergency loans

According to the think tank The Nuffield Trust, hospitals are having to rely on “emergency” loans from government to cover their costs.

Government shares confidential Brexit plans with EU

Following the announcement from the Finnish prime minister, Antti Rinne, that the UK had 12 days to set out their Brexit plans, the government has announced they have shared confidential documents with the EU which “reflect the ideas the UK has put forward.

The Weekly Review: Sep 9 - Sep 13

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

Pound rises to $1.24 against the dollar

The pound has risen to its highest level since July, buoyed by markets’ hopes that a no-deal Brexit has now been prevented.

Information Commissioner’s Office to question government over plans

The Information Commissioner’s Office has begun to question the government about its supposed plans to collect personal data from users of the website.