Sunday 1st May 2011
Welcome to Politics First, your non-partisan, bi-monthly magazine and website with a difference, published by the Academy for Parliamentary and Policy Studies.
Instead of simply observing politics from the sidelines and following the agenda already set, Politics First helps to lead and shape discussions within Whitehall and Westminster on the pressing political issues facing Britain and the wider world.
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Dr Marcus Papadopoulos, Publisher / Editor, Politics First
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Ed Miliband, Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labour Party.