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The Political Party

Show 257 - Tina Stowell (Baroness Stowell of Beeston)


How does a working class girl from Nottingham end up being Leader of the House of Lords? Tina Stowell isn't your stereotypical Baroness and as well as rising to one of the highest offices in the land has also worked closely with some major figures at big moments in recent history. This is full of gems including what it was like inside Number 10 working for John Major and her time as Head of Comms to the BBC Trust during the Hutton Inquiry. Tina is passionate about opportunity and has written an essay for the Social Market Foundation about the education divide. You can find the link to that below. 

Follow Tina on Twitter: @tinastowell


20 Dec: Christmas Special with Jacob Rees-Mogg and Rosena Allin-Khan

10 Jan: Neil Kinnock

24 Jan: Angela Rayner

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Read Tina's essay on the education divide: https://www.smf.co.uk/publications/education-divide/

Download Tina's podcast 'Tina Talks to Today's Britons' here: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/tina-talks-to-todays-britons/id1586136742?i=1000536472532

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Follow Matt on Twitter: @mattforde


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