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Knowing me knowing… Ivan Lewis

16/06/2011, 05:54:37 PM

This week shadow culture secretary Ivan Lewis takes the Uncut hot seat

What was the last film you saw in the cinema?

The King’s Speech.

What was the last piece of music you bought?

Taylor Swift – Speak now – Came highly recommended by my 14 year old son.

What is the best thing about being British?

The NHS which is unique and should never be taken for granted.

Which current non-Labour MP to you most admire and why?

Norman Lamb – Because before the last general election unlike Andrew Lansley he was genuinely willing to seek a consensus on the future of social care.

Do you believe that the message of socialism alleviating inequality will be heard in our lifetime?

It is heard by many in the world but the challenge is for us to use language and adopt policies which persuade the majority that it is not only morally right but in all of our interests.

What is your most irrational fear?

Eating an olive!

What is your favourite meal to cook yourself?

Ivan Lewis. Epicurean.

Parsnip soup and bagels with red Leicester cheese and sweet and sour pickled cucumbers. Sad but true.

Which labour politician, living or dead, do you most admire?

Alan Johnson (very much alive!) – A remarkable life’s journey – and no I am not after any of the royalties from his book…

Is it wrong to hate tories?

Yes, because hate is a word to be used sparingly if at all. But also we need to win back many people who voted Tory at the last election if we are to form a Government in the future.


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