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Robert Peston

Robert Peston

Political Editor, ITV

Robert Peston is ITV’s political editor, presenter of the politics show Peston on Sunday and founder of the education charity, Speakers for Schools (www.speakers4schools.org). He has written four books, “How Do We Fix This Mess”, “Who Runs Britain?”,  “Brown’s Britain” and his latest one, “WTF?”, which is on the popular revolt against the establishment in the rich West and will be published in November. For a decade until the end of 2015, he was at the BBC, as economics editor and business editor. Previously he was City editor at the Sunday Telegraph, political editor and financial editor at the FT, a columnist for the New Statesman, and at the Independent in various roles. Peston has won more than 30 awards for his journalism, including Journalist of the Year from the Royal Television Society. His blog is itv.com/robertpeston, on Facebook he is facebook.com/pestonITV and he is @peston on Twitter.

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