Show 212 - Annie Wells

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If you heard about a single mum from Spingburn in Glasgow who had her political awakening during the 2014 independence referendum, you'd probably presume that she voted Yes. Well, not only did Annie Wells find herself voting No and discovering her inner Tory, she then joined the Conservatives and now sits on their front bench in Holyrood. One of Scottish politics' biggest characters explains why without that referendum she'd be working in M&S, how her Labour supporting family reacted to news that she was a Tory, how she dealt with shoplifters and why leeks are best left in the M&S Food Hall. Oh and what happened when she served Darius Danesh from Pop Idol...

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