My name is Matthew and I'm currently working in travel marketing, having completed a degree in Journalism in 2013.
I would describe myself as a liberal mugged by reality; the social and economic facts of life are, indeed, conservative and so that is all that matters, I suppose. I try to be left wing, but it never works: perhaps mainly because I am a realist and do not live in fairy land like the socialists on Twitter (Hi, Owen Jones).
P.S- I live in South Staffordshire.
The Scots seem to think that Alex Salmond walks on water – when will they realise that the English matter too?
Matthew examines the campaign for Scottish independence and why the English voice matters.
Britain’s liberal dogma has created an army of illiterate, welfare dependent ghettos
Matthew Bailey criticises the left for British welfare dependency and the emergence of Benefits Street culture