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15 June 2022

Subscriber of the Week: Jane Richardson

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What do you do?

Retired teacher, and volunteer at the local food bank.

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Brawby, North Yorkshire.

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Always – people died for the right to do so.

How long have you been a subscriber?

Six years.

What made you start?

The convenience (living seven miles from a shop).

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Is the NS bug in the family?

Husband reads his digitally.

What pages do you flick to first?

The Back Pages, then the weightier, in-depth articles.

How do you read yours?

Through the week, and when having a haircut – hoping to “spread the word”.

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

Comparisons of progressive good practice across nations – in areas such as health, care of the elderly, preschool education.

Who are your favourite NS writers?

Katie Stallard, Gary Younge, Jason Cowley.

Who would you put on the cover of the NS?

Jack Monroe.

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

Priti Patel.

The New Statesman is…

Stimulating; a good read.

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This article appears in the 15 Jun 2022 issue of the New Statesman, The Big Slow Down

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