The Speaker’s Chair Team
Mike Robb, Founder and Editor
Mike founded Speaker’s Chair in April 2012 as a cross-party political blog because he wanted to do something to improve online political debate. He currently works in PR in London, and previously worked for Betfair, leading their political betting. He has also spent time on two campaigns in the United States – the 2004 Presidential Election and a 2006 Senate race in Missouri, both for Democrats.
To contact Mike get in touch on Twitter @mikerobb or via email mike.robb (at) speakerschair.com.
Ben Mitchell, Deputy Editor
Ben is Deputy Editor of Speaker’s Chair, having been involved with the site from the very beginning in April 2012. He is also contributing editor of Shifting Grounds, the left-leaning blog, and has written for Left Foot Forward, LabourList, Labour Uncut, and many other sites beginning with L.
To contact Ben get in touch on Twitter @bmitchellwrites or via email ben.mitchell (at) speakerschair.com.
Chris McQuiggin, Contributing Editor, Labour
Chris is the Contributing Editor for the Labour Party at Speaker's Chair. He is a local Labour Party activist and has a background in communications and working in the third-sector.
To contact Chris get in touch on Twitter @chrismcquiggin or via email chris.mcquiggin (at) speakerschair.com.
Harriet Smith, Contributing Editor, Conservatives
Harriet is the Contributing Editor for the Conservative Party at Speaker's Chair, and currently works as a Parliamentary Assistant for an MP. Her interest in politics developed at a young age and she has campaigned for Conservative candidates at local and national elections.
To contact Harriet get in touch via email on harriet.smith (at) speakerschair.com.
Neil Monnery, Contributing Editor, Liberal Democrats
Neil is Contributing Editor for the Liberal Democrats at Speaker's Chair. Shortlisted for both Lib Dem Blog and Lib Dem Blogger of the Year 2011, he is passionate about everyone getting the same opportunities in life and detests tribalism in politics.
To contact Neil get in touch on Twitter @neilmonnery or via email neil.monnery (at) speakerschair.com.
If you would like to join the Speaker’s Chair team please get in touch – jobs (at) speakerschair.com