Kirsty Allan is a Public History MA graduate from Royal Holloway University. She is currently working for a Lib Dem MP, whilst trying to gain a foothold in the political arena. Her interests lie in being politically argumentative, perpetually sarcastic, and repeatedly watching (and quoting) the West Wing. She hopes to one day focus a Ph.D. on the way that history is used in the political arena. Kirsty is interested in opportunities to blog on political issues and current affairs.
Despite being 8 months since last summer’s riots, related cases are still making their way through the courts. Last week Luiggi Tamburro, an unemployed 20-year-old from Handsworth, was sentenced to […]