Author: Dylan Hayward

Dylan Hayward is a journalist at Birmingham Eastside. He reports on Birmingham and national issues and can be followed on Twitter at @MyJournoJourney.

Television presenter and singer Jamelia told supporters at a Labour rally this week in Birmingham about her motivations for voting for the first time in her life. “We have been absolutely — as community and as a society — truly suffering at the hands of a Tory government,” she said. “And a lot of us kind of feel we can’t do anything about it — but your vote means so much. “What we need at the moment is hope. A lot of people are questioning ‘how is this gonna happen? How is he gonna make this happen?’ I believe that…

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