THE guest speaker at the Cumbria and North Lancashire Fabian Society dinner tomorrow night (Friday June 27) is Professor Jon Tonge from Liverpool University.

Prof Tonge is an expert on the media in politics and will address the society at the Castle Green Hotel Kendal from 7pm.

Prof Tonge is Professor of Politics at the University of Liverpool and President of the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom.

He has produced 14 books on British and Irish politics and is particularly associated with academic research on Northern Ireland politics and British elections and parties.

A regular television and radio commentator, Professor Tonge appears frequently on BBC and ITN, plus numerous global news networks.