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 (181)

OECD urges UK to hold fire on tech tax

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Secretary General of the OECD has urged to the UK to hold off on its planned tech tax.

The Weekly Review: Jan 13 - Jan 19

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

Carillion collapse doubles hospital construction costs

According to figures released by auditors, and confirmed by the National Audit Office, the cost of the construction of two new hospitals has almost doubled following the collapse of Carillion.

Retail sales fall by 0.6% in December

Despite hopes of a Christmas boost, retail sales fell in December according to the Office for National Statistics.

Clive Lewis officially enters race for Labour leadership

Clive Lewis, Labour MP for Norwich South and shadow Treasury minister, has officially announced he will enter the race to become Labour leader.

Andrew Bailey announced as new governor of Bank of England

In the culmination of a hiring process that began in April, Andrew Bailey has been named as the next governor of the Bank of England.

2019 Review: Johnson's Withdrawal Agreement

As we approach the end of the year, we have collected a selection of the most influential political events of 2019. In this article, we focus on Boris Johnson announcing his new Withdrawal Agreement.

2019 Review: The prorogation of parliament

As we approach the end of the year, we have collected a selection of the most influential political events of 2019. In this article, we focus on the prorogation of parliament.

2019 Review: Indicative votes

As we approach the end of the year, we have collected a selection of the most influential political events of 2019. In this article, we focus on the two rounds of indicative Brexit votes.

2019 Review: Meaningful votes

As we approach the end of the year, we have collected a selection of the most influential political events of 2019. In this article, we focus on the three meaningful votes.

2019 Review: May survives confidence vote

As we approach the end of the year, we have collected a selection of the most influential political events of 2019. In this article, we focus on Theresa May surviving a confidence vote in January.

Minor reshuffle results in positions for Morgan and Hart

Following his victory in this month’s general election, Boris Johnson has carried out a minor reshuffle of his Cabinet.

Election Interview: Ian Walker, Conservative candidate for Sheffield Hallam

In the run up to December's General Election, our election correspondent will be creating profiles of key marginal constituencies around the country, combining the key statistics with interviews with the major candidates. In this article, we interview Ian Walker, Conservative candidate for Sheffield Hallam.

The Weekly Review: Dec 2 - Dec 8

Every Sunday, we bring together the most important stories of the week from across a wide range of sectors. Each story description contains a link to the full article.

Corbyn: Johnson misleading about lack of border down Irish Sea

Speaking at a press conference on Friday, Jeremy Corbyn presented a “confidential” Brexit report which he says disproves Johnson’s claim there will be no border down the Irish Sea if his Brexit deal is passed.