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Miriam Cates on conservatism, embracing complexity and the importance of family

Miriam Cates on conservatism, embracing complexity and the importance of family

Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to Conservative MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge Miriam Cates. 18/08/2021

Miriam has been Conservative MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge since 2019. She was born and brought up in Sheffield, studied genetics at Cambridge and taught science before having children. 

In this episode she speaks about her Christian faith, becoming a Conservative as an adult almost by accident, her unusual path to being elected as an MP and why she thinks we should talk more about family and parenthood. 

 

 

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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth was Theos’ Director from August 2011 – July 2021. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, and writing in The Financial Times.

Posted 18 August 2021

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