If you ask me…David Hart

Who has influenced you most?
My daughters Joanna, Rebecca, and Victoria.

Which professional has helped you most?
George Marshman, assistant director of community services for old and physically disabled people in Lambeth.

What one thing would you change about care services in your area?
Improving direct payment services to let more people know they exist.

What would make your life better?
Having a pet cat or dog.

What three words best describe you?
Ingenious, optimistic, friendly.

What event most changed your life?
The death of my wife when she was 38.

What annoys you about professionals?
The patronising ones who treat service users as if we are idiots.

What super power do you wish you had?
Mind reading.

What is your favourite book?
Exodus by Leon Uris. It’s a good story and well written.

How would you spend a lottery win?
Give it to daughters and friends, and go on a cruise to the Caribbean.

What is your greatest achievement?
Helping friends, family, and children.

Where have you had the most fun?
In bed.

Who would you like to swap places with?
Ex-President Bill Clinton.

How would you like to be remembered?
As a real friend and a good father.

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