Leon Emirali

Senior Political Counsellor


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Leon Emirali is a former aide to Rt Hon Steve Barclay MP, during his time as Brexit Secretary and Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

Prior to working in Westminster and Whitehall, Leon co-founded a successful digital communications agency and sold his shareholding in the business in 2018.

Leon is a regular political commentator and regularly provides analysis to the BBC, Al Jazeera, The Times, City AM and others.

Leon Emirali's Blogs

Sunak’s switch from tech bro to cynical political player wins Tory support but leaves business worried

What are my tricky questions and why should I answer them?

Countdown to the General Election: Party Conferences Set the Stage for 2024

Rishi Sunak doesn’t yet know who his voters are – and that’s a problem

All Points East: The Conservative Party’s Prospects in the East of England

Britain and Japan are both islands holding on to legacy, not building for the future.

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