Full Interview: Birmingham's Cllr Sharon Thompson discusses life in politics with her niece, Meesha Hall


What is it like to be a cabinet member in local government and what would it mean for your outlook in leadership? 

In an interview with her niece Meesha Hall, Birmingham's Cabinet Member for Vulnerable Children and Families Sharon Thompson describes how grassroots activism prompted her to run for public office and explains the ups and downs of decision making in one of Europe's youngest and most diverse cities. 

With a number of personal as well as light-hearted questions included along the way, Thompson reveals aspects of her day-to-day work and personal interests that have otherwise been unknown until now.

Listen to the 45-minute discussion on life, leadership and politics, now.