The Nanny State Made Me – A Story of Britain and How to Save it – Stuart Maconie in conversation with Paulette Edwards
Thu, 22 October 7:30pm
Writer, broadcaster and journalist Stuart Maconie delivers a compelling case for Britain’s welfare state through a characteristic blend of memoir, history and musings. A timely and provocative look at hospital care, working conditions, student grants, free eye tests and affordable housing, arguing for a future founded on something more than profit and loss and championing a fairer and more equitable society.
He is as funny as Bryson and as wise as Orwell – The Observer
Paulette Edwards is a presenter on BBC Radio Sheffield
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