Seb is Whitehall Editor of the Financial Times and he hails from Gateshead, in the North East of England. Broken Heartlands is a captivating account of how the Tories smashed the Red Wall, turning former Labour safe seats Conservative. Why did it happen? How on earth did former Labour supporters vote for Boris Johnson? What deeper economic and cultural forces were at work? Can Labour rebuild the Red Wall and win power again?
Watch: Iain Martin in conversation with Chris Blackhurst on Too Big to Jail
Iain Martin speaks to the award-winning business writer and commentator Chris Blackhurst about his new book Too Big to Jail.