Jacqui Smith is a former Labour Party politician who served as MP between 1997 – 2010. She was the first female Home Secretary and the third woman to hold one of the Great Offices of State. As well as working with Global Partners Governance on their project working with Parliament and political parties in Jordan, she is now Chair of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, a consultant, trainer, coach and broadcaster.
In this episode Greg talks to Jacqui about how she began her career in politics after 11 years of teaching, how to be an effective minister and life after government.
Politics, As Usual is a Global Partners Governance podcast hosted by Greg Power and produced by Joe Power. The music used in the series is ‘Ikeja Roads’ by Tony Allen which is available on iTunes.