Chris Arnot has been a national freelance feature writer for 18 years. A regular contributor to the Guardian, he has also written for the Daily Telegraph , the Independent and the Observer. He has a monthly column in Candis Magazine, Starting in October, 2009.
Industrial relations Ford’s Dagenham plant – once the biggest factory in Europe, now a fallen giant – rolled out a rich social history alongside its ‘accessible’ cars. Chris Arnot looks back over 80 years and a struggle for workers’ rights and equality
What happened to the hundreds who worked at Littleton colliery after the pit closed in 1993? Chris Arnot gets a preview of a new exhibition featuring photographs of and interviews with its former coal miners
Home on vacation in 1972, a photography student saw that the essence of his Welsh town was about to be torn apart by redevelopment. Now the social significance of his images has been recognised. Chris Arnot reports