Alex Deane is a barrister and conservative activist. He is an http://www.18doughtystreet.com
regular and the author of two books (the most recent of which is "The Great Abdication: Why Britain's Decline is the Fault of the Middle Class").
Chief of Staff to David Cameron and Tim Collins during the last Parliament, he has been asked to work on the forthcoming federal election campaign in Australia by John Howard's Liberal Party.
Alex is based in the party's Victoria Division. This is the first of an intended series of video diaries from his time with the campaign.