Co-author of Why Vote? and Why Join a Trade Union?. Jo is a former spin doctor, Director of Communications, an award winning journalist, TV and radio producer and is now the other side of the microphone as a regular media commentator. She is on the judging panel for 2014 Political Book Awards, and is an enthusiastic Debating Matters judge.
Hunger in the UK: the food banks phenomenon
"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student