Post People: Lone ranger’s lessons for British politicians

PUBLISHED: 12:00 15 February 2015

Winston Payne, 68, has a few thoughts for Britain's politicians

Winston Payne, 68, has a few thoughts for Britain's politicians


Author Winston Payne is a member of the Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce, where he offers his views. He gives Seb Murphy-Bates an insight into his views on politics

“I go to meetings to inform them – I have a lot to offer because I have seen so much.

“I’m a communicator. By showing respect, I’m able to interact.

“I haven’t seen anyone like me. I move about – almost like a lone ranger.

“My book, Britain on the Ropes: Revolution and Redemption is about European migration, social cohesion and education.

“I said Brown has taken the British public on a one-way ticket to permanent oblivian.

“I asked: ‘Even if we have a recovery – who’s going to recover?’

“David Cameron always talks about recovery – he should go to the high street and see the businesses closing.

“He spoke about a record number of start-ups but a lot of this is not down to him.

“These are people who have been on the scrapheap trying to survive.

“In summer I’ll start a book about Ukraine as politicians are not learning the lessons of the past – Iraq is far worse than it was.

“They talked about removing Assad – he wasn’t just fighting his own people: he was fighting terrorism too.

“But Israel is able to do what it wants – this radicalises people the world over.”

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