Public scepticism in politicians is causing a shift away from mainstream politics. George Osborne, who some international readers may dimly recall is the chancellor of the exchequer of the United Kingdom, works very long hours. It may be that you absolutely loathe his policies of “austerity”, which seek to reduce the country’s debt built up in the 1990s when the economy was... Continue Reading
Jeremy Brier is a Barrister at Essex Court Chambers, one of London's leading commercial sets, where he has been in practice for eight years. He read English at Christ’s College, Cambridge University, where he was awarded a Double First Class degree and was president of the Cambridge Union. Jeremy spent over a decade heavily involved in competitive debating, travelling around the world to participate, train and coach debaters. In 2004, Jeremy won the World Debating Championships, the most prestigious debating tournament in the world, and he has judged five Grand Finals of the World Debating Championships. He has also won numerous other national and international trophies for debating and public speaking. Jeremy has debated many times in Students Unions and in public debates. He stood for parliament at the last General Election in the United Kingdom, and writes articles for various publications.