‘It didn’t look like my country’
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MP Heidi Allen explains why she got into politics

Conservative MP Heidi Allen has told BBC Radio 5 live that watching the 2011 England riots inspired her to leave her career as a businesswoman, and go into politics.

She said she was watching the news, shouting at the TV about what was happening, when her husband suggested she became an MP.

  • 28 Jun 2018