About Us


Thomas McLaughlin
Editor & Managing Director

Thomas McLaughlin has over 20 years' experience in UK and EU politics, having worked as a lobbyist, a political researcher and as a parliamentary journalist.

He has a detailed knowledge of Parliament and the political process and has played a key role in the development of the Political Wizard as well as numerous political reference publications.

Thomas can be contacted on 07808 328691 or at: thomas.mclaughlin@sw1a.net


Paul Cornwell

Paul has worked in and around Parliament and UK Public Affairs for over 16 years.

Whether as a researcher with the Labour Party, head of office at the Department of Trade and Industry, member of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, or head of monitoring and research at two of the UK's leading monitoring companies, Paul has always been involved with political research and monitoring.

With that experience behind him, Paul is ideally placed to head up SW1A's growing political research arm.

Paul can be contacted on paul.cornwell@sw1a.net