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Ashley Cowburn

Political Correspondent

Ashley Cowburn is a Political Correspondent for The Independent, based in Westminster – a position he has held since the week before the political earthquake of the 2016 European Union referendum. In 2019 he was a winner at the '30 To Watch: Young Journalist Awards' and before joining The Independent he won the prestigious Anthony Howard Award.

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