Richard Martin

Richard Martin


Latest posts

Drawbridge Britain

Posted on 17 May 2020 by Richard Martin

A critical look at the Windrush Scandal and the United Kingdom’s difficult history with immigration and asylum from journalist Russell Hargrave. This article mirrors a guest lecture delivered by Russell at the School of Journalism, Media and Culture just ahead of the publication of the Windrush Inquiry’s report, which is also available as a podcast.
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The inside story of Brexit

Posted on 11 September 2019 by Richard Martin

The tenure of Cardiff University alumnus Sir Craig Oliver as Director of Communications for UK Prime Minister David Cameron was an eventful one. Not only did he play a key role in coordinating the first UK coalition government since World War 2, but he was also instrumental in the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum and the
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2019 Welsh European Election Briefing

Posted on 9 May 2019 by Richard Martin

It’s the election that wasn’t meant to happen. Wales and the whole UK will be participating in the European Elections in 2019, months after an anticipated ‘Brexit Day’ of 29th March. Taking in the latest Brexit machinations, the arrival of two new significant political parties, massively disappointing English local election results for both the Conservatives
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