Robert Ford

Nigel Farage is turning the screws on the Tories

Nigel Farage launches his election candidacy at Clacton Pier (Credit: Getty images)

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Robert Ford

Robert Ford is Professor of Political Science at the University of Manchester and Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe. He is the author of several books on elections and British politics including Brexitland and The British General Election of 2019.

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