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Absolutely immersed

Claire Holland
Leader, Lambeth Council
Watershed ● February 17, 2022

I've always been political but what made me stand for council was football. My sons are footballers and I helped run a football club and ship carloads of children all over Surrey.

We realised there weren't football pitches for local kids to play on in north Lambeth - everything was prohibitively expensive. I phoned up my local councillor Jack Hopkins. He said: "Come in and let's chat about it". And that's how my grand journey started.

Exceprt from an interview conducted in seven parts on 14 December 2021. Watch this part below, or watch the full interview here.

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