Kate Maltby is a theatre critic for The Times, and writes on politics, culture and history for the Spectator. She is an Associate Fellow at Bright Blue, the think tank associated with the Tory modernisation movement, and is known for her advocacy of individualist liberalism. She is on the point of completing a PhD which covers the intellectual life of Elizabeth I, and writes regularly on the classical humanist tradition. Her personal website is www.katemaltby.com
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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