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Julie Dell

Job: Employer Adviser Organisation DWP- Jobcentre Plus Years in Public Service - 33  My grandmother/mother was a… Cleaner and mother of 6 children. (5 boys and 1 girl).She was very house-proud and would spend ages cleaning her brass ornaments and …

Johanna Rhodes

Job: Senior Policy Advisor Organisation: Department of Health and Social Care Years in Public Service: Since Jan 2018 My grandmother/mother was… My grandma was a head teacher in a primary school. I remember her showing me round when I was …

Hajira Mahomed

Job: Policy Adviser Organisation: Government Equalities Office Years in Public Service: 2.5  My grandmother/mother was … An alien! That was the name given to white South Africans who broke the law. Her crime was marrying an Asian man. The Prohibition of Mixed …

Emily Faint

Job: Briefings, Correspondence & Parliamentary Adviser, Nuclear Directorate Organisation: BEIS Years in Public Service: 6 months My grandmother/mother/friend is/ was…  On my mother’s side, my grandmother left school at the age of 14 and has spent almost her entire life …

Clare Miller

Job: Marine Technical Specialist Organisation: Environment Agency (seconded to Natural England) Years in Public Service: 5 My grandmother/mother was a… My gran, Christine, worked as a Fitter at The White House on Bond Street, London creating bespoke clothing for customers …

Janet Hill CBE

Job: Disability Inclusion Programme Director Organisation: Cabinet Office Years in Public Service: 39 My mother was a… My Mum was a nursery teacher who left school at the age of 14 to help her own mother care for her 4 …

Kay Cross

Job: Customer Services Admin Officer Organisation DWP-Debt Years in Public Service 13 My grandmother  was a… Weaver, as was my mother initially. I come from a small village in the hill country of Lancashire and weaving (and mining for the …