Lord John Bird

Jason interviews Big Issue co-founder, crossbench peer and ex-prisoner Lord John Bird. He tells the story of his fascinating life’s journey “from lockup to the Lords”, including childhood homelessness, formative stints in prison and a successful career in the print industry before founding the Big Issue and receiving his peerage.

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