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Robbie Shilliam

Robbie Shilliam is professor of International Relations at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of Race and the Undeserving Poor: From Abolition to Brexit, and his most recent book is Decolonising Politics, published by Polity Press.

From Enoch Powell to Margaret Thatcher

Often seen as an outlier in British politics, Enoch Powell was in fact deeply influential in the development of the Conservative Party – and laid the intellectual foundations for the Thatcherite project which followed him.