The Palace of Westminster (the UK Parliament) may seem remote from frontline social work but, as three British MPs – and qualified social workers – explain, their previous careers continue to influence their current political work. The interviews are published to coincide with World Social Work Day.
Read the reflections of former UK Minister for the Olympics, Tessa Jowell, Welsh nationalist MP, Hywel Williams and Ann Coffey, who was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Tony Blair when he was Prime Minister. They all talk about their social work practice and how this prepared them to be senior politicians.
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Other WSWD 2013 articles in The Guardian include