In the Spotlight

with Chris Stanley – Head of Youth Justice at Nacro

What’s your first memory? 
My mother throwing herself on top of me as a bomb dropped nearby (World War 2 !) 

What three words best describe you? 
Cool calm and collected 

What’s been your best job? 
Nacro, Head of Policy and Research

If you were stuck on a desert island, and you could take one person and one object, who and what would they be? 
The Home Secretary. At least if he was with me on the desert island he would not be doing further damage to this country!

CD player and lot’s of CD’s

What are you reading?    
‘You have never had it so good’, History of the 50’s – Peter Hennessey
Through the Embers of Chaos: Balkan Journeys – Dervla Murphy
The Cloning of Joanna May – Fay Weldon:

Who inspires you and why? 
Harold Wilson, Prime Minister in the 60’s. He lead a real Labour Government. 

Where is your favourite place?  
Whitstable, Kent, walking along the beach on a cold winters day.  

Which celebrity would you want to play you in a film?  
Steve Martin, (my twin!) 

What was the last CD you bought? 
EST.,   Viaticum  (Swedish Jazz group)

What’s your favourite film? 
Some Like it Hot 

‘Pets – yes or no? 

If you were on Death Row, what would be your final meal?  
Fish and Chips 


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