At first glance, his quest for the city’s mayoralty as an independent is merely eccentric. But it is also a logical next step for an ambitious man who is above all a soloist.
After 75 years of the latter’s strategy, most people in Copeland faced a choice of either working for the nuclear industry or being without a job.
The story of who won (like David Davis). And who lost (like Zac Goldsmith).
His new book, ‘The Marches’, is a fascinating exploration of a land and people caught between Scotland and England.