Tessa Munt serves as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills.Tessa was inspired to pursue a career in politics by her grandfather who took up politics in his adopted country, Kenya, serving as Minister for Finance & Development through the 1950s.Elected the MP for Wells Constituency in May 2010.
A strong supporter of social work, Tessa talks of her commitment to protecting the vulnerable and disadvantaged in our communities. A survivor of childhood abuse herself, she was one of the seven MPs who drove the campaign to establish the current Government enquiries into historic and institutional abuse.
The interview ranges from major resource issues to coping on a personal level and how survivors today need all we can give to get to a point where they can talk in safety and with confidence.
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