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‘Students need safe spaces to discuss and develop their ideas’

Meet Catherine West MP, Shadow Foreign Minister and a judge at the International Public Speaking Competition 2023

Head over to our new members’ hub to find out how an Australian child who had never considered going into politics ended up forging a successful career in Westminster.  

In our interview, Catherine talks about her abiding interest in community and civic life, her professional highs and lows, the importance of communication across countries and cultures, and what impressed her most about our recent International Public Speaking Competition – plus letting us in on a few surprising and lesser-known facts about her! 

Read the full article here or find out more about becoming a member here.  

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