Alun Wyburn-Powell

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Introduction My interest in politics started at the age of two, when my father stood as the Liberal candidate in Twickenham in the 1959 general election. I am now a political historian. My first degree was from Downing College, Cambridge and I researched for my PhD at Leicester University, where I am now an honorary research fellow and a member of the university's panel of election experts. I am also a visiting lecturer in the Journalism Department at City University, London. I have taken part in political discussions on BBC Breakfast TV, BBC Radio 4 Westminster Hour and the Week in Westminster, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Wales Sunday Supplement and Called to Order, and BBC Radio Nottingham First World War centenary commemorations. I live in Norwich with my American-born wife, Diana, a former radio presenter, who is now researching a history doctorate at the University of East Anglia on the 'Condition of England' since Charles Masterman, and my son, Chris who is studying to be a climate scientist.