Joshua Dawson


Joshua Dawson is the Editor of Comment Central. He has a First Class Degree in Politics and International Relations from the University of Nottingham, where he specialised in British and Comparative Politics, including research into the use of the concepts of History and Identity during the 2016 European Union referendum and the historical backgrounds of the Maltese and Cypriot political systems.

Ed Clements


Edward Clements is a recent MA graduate in History and Politics from University College London. He specialised in 20th century US history with a particular interest in the civil rights movement. He previously studied Philosophy and History at Newcastle University.

Constance Simms

Deputy Editor

Constance Simms is the Deputy Editor of Comment Central. Constance is a University of Oxford graduate in Modern Languages. In addition to university editorial experience, she has interned in the political division of NTV Berlin and has a particular interest in European affairs.

Jack Mountney

Political Reporter

Jack Mountney is an entrepreneur, a small-business owner, and an aspiring writer with an interest in UK, European, and Trans-Atlantic politics. His articles have ranged from the Government’s handling of coronavirus, to Trump’s chances in 2024.

Tom Hewitt

Deputy Editor

Tom Hewitt is a recent MSc graduate in Nationalism Studies from the University of Edinburgh. Previously he studied History at the University of Bristol and interned for a senior MP.

Olivia Fox


Olivia Fox is a recent Politics and International Relations graduate from the University of Southampton. She was a member of the Politics Society and contributed to the student magazine.