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Why not?

Johnny Thalassites
Lead Member for Planning, Place and Environment
Watershed ● November 26, 2021

The way I got onto the Council was that I was at a pub and I met a guy who said: "I'm standing for my local council", which is a pretty weird opening line.

We realised we were from the same part of the borough. He said: "We're still looking for candidates - do you want me to put you in touch?" And I said: "Why not?"

Excerpt from an interview conducted in seven parts on 21 September 2021. Watch the full excerpt below, or watch the full interview here.

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