Ever since a young age I’ve heard my mum talk about politics. My grandad was also an avid supporter of politics – he knew we needed to pick the leaders of our country wisely as the leaders we do pick ultimately decide the lives we live. He saw the damage Thatcher’s government did in her reign of terror on the unions and working class. He watched as she privatised everything she could get her privileged, privately educated hands on. He saw her destroy the miners, emotionally and physically and with it millions of working class families. He voted every 5 years and sat up all night watching the live results coming through, praying he didn’t have to endure another Tory government. He passed all this knowledge and experience onto my mum who then in turn passed it to me. As soon as I was educated on the history, I was…

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