Ryan Swift writes article for The Conversation and is quoted in the Yorkshire Evening Post

PhD researcher in Politics, Ryan Swift, has shared his political expertise in two articles.

Ryan has written an article for The Conversation entitled “Stronger political alliances are forming in northern England as local lockdown anger grows” which discusses how local leaders in northern England are uniting to challenge government policy in light of recent Covid-19 restrictions.

Ryan has also been quoted in “Six years after George Osborne's vision was revealed, can Grant Shapps make Northern Powerhouse dream a reality?”, a Yorkshire Evening Post article, which shares the opinions of a selection of political experts on whether or not the government agenda has been successful to date. The piece also discusses the Northern Powerhouse minister Grant Shapps' comments ahead of the Great Northern Conference on Thursday 22 October.