Barry Jones

Retired. Live in Scottish Borders. Born and raised in England but lived here since 1989.

I became a member because it’s a unique opportunity to become involved in helping to shape the sort of country that most people would want to live in!

The most memorable thing for me was meeting a young man on day one who said he took no interest in politics, but around the 4th weekend, he was talking passionately in front of the Assembly.

I’ve learned we can all learn and grow. Being politically aware is now more important than ever. Ordinary people can have the power to change the way things are.

I want to see a fairer and more equal society, where the gap between rich and poor is narrowed. Why? Because a society where people are treated fairly and with respect is a happier society.

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