Richard Ehrman

was a government special adviser in the Employment Department and the Northern Ireland Office during the 1980s. In the 1990s he was chief leader writer of The Daily Telegraph, and has contributed to The Times, Independent and Spectator. He is currently the deputy chairman of Policy Exchange, the leading centre right think tank, and also a consultant director of Politeia. In 2009 he published The Power of Numbers, Why Europe Needs To Get Younger, a survey of global demographic trends.