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The Tories promised to fix "broken Britain" - but they've just made it worse.

Unions are striking, the NHS is buckling, and volunteers are increasingly stepping in to provide vital services after funding cuts. How can Britain carry on like this?

Armando and Anoosh meet two local activists providing volunteer community services to understand the view from the front line of community work, and explore what can be done to remedy the situation.


Michelle Dornelly is the founder of Children with Voices, which runs Hackney Community Food Hub.

Emilie De Bruijn launched and runs Hartlepool Baby Bank, providing support to parents of babies and young children.


This episode was originally published in the New Statesman podcast feed on November 18, 2022.

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