Robert Ford Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Manchester

Robert Ford is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Manchester. He works on elections, public opinion, immigration and the radical right. His most recent books are "Revolt on the Right: Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain" (with Matthew Goodwin) which received the 2015 Paddy Power Political Book of the Year award, and "Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box: 50 Things You Need To Know About British Elections" (co-edited with Phillip Cowley). He has worked on the BBC elections analysis team since 2005, and has worked on polling analysis and election forecasting with the Polling Observatory team since 2010.