Julian Astle is special adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at 10 Downing Street and a former director of the think-tank CentreForum. Previously, he worked in Bosnia and Kosovo for the United Nations, and before that, as political adviser to the then leader of the Liberal Democrats, Paddy Ashdown MP.
- The alchemists of liberalism have left their parties behind, guardian.co.uk, 20 June 2011.
- Julian Astle, CentreForum, accessed 10 January 2011.
- Julian Astle, Reports of the Lib Dems’ death have been greatly exaggerated, telegraph.co.uk, 13 April 2011.