I haven’t voted in 20 years and will spoil my ballot on Thursday

I haven’t voted in 20 years and will spoil my ballot on Thursday
 

I’ve been spoiling my ballot for over 20 years. This year will be no different.
Growing up, politics was important to my family. I was raised in Sutton-in-Ashfield, the daughter of a Nottinghamshire striking miner and a trade union officer for the Knitwear, Hosiery and Apparel Workers Union.
Dad was down the pit and Mum was in the factory, and both called themselves socialists. They believed in the trade union movement and the Labour Party. I did too, up until 1997.
It was the year that my mum died in a car accident on the M1, driving from a union meeting to get to the girls in the factory... read more

 
10 December 2019 in Hot News, Views: 44
Source: Metro
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