In 2016 Marvin Rees made history when he became the Mayor of Bristol City for the Labour party. Since assuming office, the Bristol-born politician has assisted with eliminating child hunger, created more social housing, and tackled inequality in various sectors across the City. Since Marvin has been Mayor, he’s faced many challenging situations where the people looked to him for leadership. We have an exclusive interview with Mayor Marvin Rees. He speaks about Bristol making international headlines around BLM and the toppling of Colston’s statue, aspirations to climb the Labour ladder, political influences, Yale experience, advice for young politicians and more.
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