These Boots Are Made for Walking … On

Dame Judith Mayhew will not seek re-election to her position as head of the City of London Corporation, claiming she is “doing too much.” She’s not joking either – see above for BBC profile. Described as “one of Britain’s most powerful women,” Dunedin-born Mayhew has been a formidable force on the financial and political scene for some time now. Observer: “She may have relinquished the top job at the corporation but her mover-and-shaker role seems unlikely to diminish. Expect to see her name at the top of many more ‘power’ league tables.”


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Helen Clark Lays Out Her Reasons for Legalising It

Helen Clark Lays Out Her Reasons for Legalising It

In an opinion piece for the UK’s Guardian newspaper, former prime minister and member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy Helen Clark explains why a ‘yes’ in next year’s referendum…