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Hugh Gault

Hugh Gault is an independent writer and historian based in the North West. His latest book, The 2020 Coro-Nation Diaries, was a factual record of Phase 1 of the UK coronavirus pandemic compiled daily alongside people’s diaries during March to July 2020. It was published in autumn 2020.

Ups and mainly downs of Labour in recent elections

As Labour digests last week's local and by-election results, Paul Salveson looks at what the party can learn from the relative success of its Welsh counterpart, while Hugh Gault considers the decline of Labourism.

“Crises are not in the habit of forming queues”

Planning, investing in carers and international cooperation are vital but lacking in this crisis, says Hugh Gault