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Always approachable

Graham Henson
Graham Henson
Leader, Harrow Council
Influences ● February 4, 2020

The officers in the council inspire you, the way they always look for solutions. The blame culture here has gone, years ago. We’ve got no money and, when things go wrong, they’re trying to find a solution.

Residents are the same: you explain to them what’s going on, they’re always there to support you and come and see you with ideas. They’re the main inspirations.

Internationally there are inspirations like Nelson Mandela, the way he never gave up. He was in prison for years. Obama, too, the speeches he made were very focused, very clear, and he never gave up. He just kept on pushing forward and he was resilient....

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