I am 23 years old and currently undertaking a PhD in Intellectual History on the subject of Herbert Spencer and Land Tenure Reform. My undergraduate degree was in Philosophy and Political Economy at the University of Exeter after which I moved to London to work in Parliament and complete a Masters degree in Human Rights Law at Birkbeck College, University of London. The Masters was unutterably hideous and full of out and proud Marxists.Alexandra's maiden speech at UKIP's spring conference Skegness follows...
I would probably describe myself as somewhere between a Libertarian and an anarchist-capitalist and I have a rather unhealthy obsession with Auberon Herbert, the author of The Voluntaryist Creed and A Plea for Voluntaryism
Having supported and campaigned for the Conservatives since 16, having held various elected positions within Conservative Future – including National Deputy Chairman (political) – and having worked in the Westminster offices of two Conservative MPs, I have defected to UKIP and was recently described – very kindly – as ‘The Future Face of UKIP‘ by Michael White, assistant editor of The Guardian.
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Monday, 26 March 2012
23 year old - shows there is hope for our youth
Alexandra Swann, a 23 year old has been helping the Conservatives since she was ten years old. She joined the "Conservative Future" [CF] at 16, and until she resigned before the UKIP conference she was... well, let her tell ut in her own words. The following is from her website: