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Marjorie Barton, 86, former councillor, Hawkshead, Cubmria

NS subscriber for ten years

'I would like to see spin thrown in the dustbin. I have been involved in politics since my early thirties and I do not remember a time when there was so much disillusionment with politicians. The importance of rebuilding some sort of confidence in politicans should now be the pirority. I was also 100 per cent totally against the Iraq war.'

Will vote for: Libreral Democrats

Interview: Goska Romanowicz