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The government must give men and women without power a real say over what happens to them, and the means of engaging in a participative, invigorated and living democracy.

 
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David Blunkett
David Blunkett
  • Born: June 6, 1947
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Politician

David Blunkett, Baron Blunkett, PC is a former British politician, having represented the Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough constituency for 28 years through to 7 May 2015 when he stepped down at the general election. Blind since birth, and coming from a poor family in one of Sheffield's most deprived districts, he rose to become Education and Employment Secretary, Home Secretary and Work and Pensions Secretary in Tony Blair's Cabinet following Labour's victory in the 1997 general election.

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