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18 January 2023

Subscriber of the Week: Kate Sweeny

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I’m a SaLT (speech and language therapist).

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West Yorkshire.

Do you vote?

Oh yes.

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Five years this time, on and off since my teens.

What made you start?

It was at home when I was growing up.

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This article appears in the 18 Jan 2023 issue of the New Statesman, How to fix Britain’s public health crisis