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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:

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.

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.
 Alexandra's maiden speech at UKIP's spring conference Skegness follows...


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