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Jesse Norman: “I’d like to spend a day in the shoes of God”

The Conservative MP answers Prospect's questions on greatest regrets, favourite dinner party companions, and why he remains an "absurd optimist"

By Prospect Team  

Jesse Norman MP (left) joins Lord Glasman and Ed Barker for a fundraising performance at the Parliamentary Palace of Varieties. Photo: Jesse Norman

First news event you can recall?

Manchester United winning the European Cup in 1968.

What is the biggest problem of all?

How to bring people together, whatever their views, beliefs, interests and background.

If you could invite one or more figures from history round to dinner, who would that be?

Katherine Hepburn, David Hume, Louis Armstrong, Edmund Burke, Elizabeth Bishop… for a start.

What is your…

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