Britain is changing but we CANNOT abandon our towns, says ANDREA JENKYNS

WHEN I got my first job in a Greggs bakery at 16, I would have never thought that I would have been elected to Parliament one day.

Back then, unless you were a Labour candidate pushed by trade unions, the working class struggled to find representation in Parliament, particularly in the Conservative Party. Margaret Thatcher started a revolution for me and many of my colleagues, practising what she preached. In a speech at a Young Conservative Conference in 1975, she said: “I believe we should judge people on merit and not on background. I believe the person who is prepared to work hardest should get the...
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2020-01-26 01:26
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