Introducing Matthew Barrett
He's been a Conservative supporter since 2004 and started the WorkingClassTory blog in early 2009, whilst studying for A Levels at a grammar school in Barnet. He joined the ConservativeHome team as Deputy Editor in April 2011.
His main political interests are the constitution, sovereignty, Parliament and the history of the Conservative Party, and his political heroes are the Duke of Wellington and Bonar Law.
Outside of politics he's a keen follower of cricket (England), football (Charlton Athletic and Rangers), rugby (England and Munster) and has an eclectic taste in music and films.
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