Dr Nigel Fletcher is a political historian and has taught at King’s College London since 2017. He is the co-founder of the Centre for Opposition Studies, an independent research organisation that promotes the study of political opposition. In his previous career, he worked as a political adviser and was a councillor in the Royal Borough of Greenwich for many years, eventually serving as leader of the opposition until the electorate released him from the role in 2022. He previously edited How to Be In Opposition (Biteback, 2011) and now regularly writes and broadcasts on a range of political, historical and constitutional issues. He lives with his husband in London.