Jonathan Schofield is well-known in Manchester for his outspoken opinions on the city and the North West. He is Editor at Large of Manchester Confidential the city’s largest independent web magazine and the editor of Manchester Books Limited, a new publisher with a target of publishing three books a year beginning with non-fiction but moving into fiction. Aside from the latter he has written several books on the North West and is a regular broadcaster on local and national radio. He is also public speaker, a town and city identity consultant and a freelance writer on tourism, architecture, public art, history and food and drink. He is also an award-winning tour guide.
From betting to minimum pricing: saving the poor from themselves?
"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