It’s conference season for political parties, which means journalists are traipsing around the UK from one conference centre to another. But the press pack would have been able to enjoy a bit of sun, not to mention good pizza, as they traipsed out to Italy on Friday to see the Prime Minister speak about Brexit.
Growing up in a working class community in Ayrshire in the 1980s, I was fortunate to be supported by loving parents. I came from a stable home, and was supported in my ambitions to study law at Glasgow Uni – which I was able to do without paying any tuition fees.
But I was also conscious that many other children in communities like mine were badly affected by the policies of Margaret Thatcher’s government.
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