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.
Judge rule: is the law taking over politics?
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick