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Francis Elliott

Director of Advocacy

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I’ve spent more than 20 years reporting for national newspapers, giving readers a sense of what’s going on in politics.

I’m looking forward to helping Engage Britain find a new direction that brings the wisdom of the frontline to Westminster. To find solutions to our hardest problems, we need to work together.

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