Up until April 2021, Samuel served as special advisor to the prime minister.
Following his exit from 10 Downing Street, he took time out to travel, reflect, and write. He subsequently signed a book deal with Hodder & Stoughton. In Samuel’s new book “The Power of the Outsider” he uses reflections from his experience in government and the stories of other outsiders to explore a concept that he believe has not been fully investigated. The book is now available for pre-order via