Maria Sobolewska FRSA is a Professor of Political Science, and Deputy Director of the Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research,
at the University of Manchester, and a Specialist Adviser to a House of Lords Select Committee on electoral registration.
She is co-author of The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain (2013). Robert Ford FRSA is Professor of Political
Science at the University of Manchester. He is an expert on immigration, public opinion, and party politics in Britain. His
first book, Revolt on the Right (2013), was named Political Book of the Year in 2015. He writes regularly on British electoral
politics for national and international media outlets.