The New Stateman's sales are above 30,000, the highest in 20 years.
title was relaunched three weeks ago and it said that sales have
increased by more than 20 per cent since then. Subscription numbers are
also up, the highest in the history of the magazine.
Stateman's circulation had been falling slowly since 2003 and has been
flat since new editor John Kampfner took over —the ABC figure for the last six months
of 2005 was 24,740.
A spokeswoman for the company said that this
boost from the relaunch is expected to level out but at "a much higher
level" than before.