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Allegra Stratton Biography – Allegra Stratton Wiki
Allegra Stratton is a British journalist and writer. She was the national editor of ITV News after four years as a political editor on BBC Two’s Newsnight, from January 2016 to April 2020. She was co-presenter with Robert Peston from 2016 to 2018, on Peston on Sunday, a political discussion program on British television network ITV, which was broadcast live on Sunday mornings from 10 am and rebroadcast after the News at Ten on Sunday evening. In April 2020, she did quit ITV News to become Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Director of Strategic Communications at the Treasury. Allegra was announced as the new press secretary for 10 Downing Street, on 8 October 2020, and as such will be fronting the new daily televised press briefings that the government plans to launch soon.
Stratton went to Chiswick Community School and Latymer Upper School, an independent school in west London. She later joined Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where she read archaeology and anthropology. Stratton worked as a producer for the BBC, on the foreign desk at The Times, and wrote for The Independent and the New Statesman magazine. She is the author of the novel Muhajababes, which explores the youth culture of the Middle East, which addressed the contradictions of the modern life of young adults in Muslim societies.
Allegra Stratton Age
She was born on November 25, 1980, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England.
Allegra Stratton Parents
Her father is an international translator while her mother a retired librarian.
Allegra Stratton Husband
Stratton is married to James Forsyth. Her husband James Forsyth is a political editor of The Spectator magazine, The two lives in Canonbury, Islington, North London. Stratton and her husband James Forsyth have two kids Vough and Xanthe and they were married in 2011.
Allegra Stratton Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m) tall.
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Allegra Stratton Net Worth
The advertisement for the political role reported to compute a salary of over £100,000, Stratton has an estimated net worth of $1 million.