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25 November 2020

Subscriber of the week: Tricia Sanderson

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What do you do?

Caseworker for a member of the Welsh Senedd.


Where do you live?

Swansea, but I’m proudly Cornwall born and bred.

 

Do you vote?

Always – I was taught it is my constitutional duty.

 

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How long have you been a subscriber?

Three or four years.

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What made you start?

A copy at the doctor’s.

 

Is the NS bug in the family?

Not really, I’m more left wing than my family.

 

What pages do you flick to first?

Tends to be the back pages.

 

How do you read yours?

A quick read through, then more leisurely over the week.

 

What would you like to see more of in the NS?

I enjoy the reviews.

 

Who are your favourite NS writers?

Stephen Bush, Peter Wilby.

 

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Who would you put on the cover of the NS?

Vanessa Redgrave, because she is still so beautiful.

 

With which political figure would you least like to be stuck in a lift?

Jacob Rees-Mogg.

 

All-time favourite NS article? 

There’s something outstanding every week.

 

The New Statesman is…

Like a conversation with a kindred spirit. 

This article appears in the 25 Nov 2020 issue of the New Statesman, The last days of Trump