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Chloe Smith MP

Chloe Smith is the Conservative MP for Norwich North and a former Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology.

Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable is a former Secretary of State for Business, and led the Liberal Democrats from 2017-19.

Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell is a human rights campaigner, long-standing LGBT+ activist and is Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation.

Baroness Natalie Bennett

Baroness Natalie Bennett is a member of the House of Lords and led the Green Party from 2012-2016.

Oleksiy Goncharenko

Oleksiy Goncharenko is the MP for Odesa, Ukraine and the founder of the Ukrainian network of educational and cultural centres — the Goncharenko Centre.

John Redwood MP

John Redwood is the Conservative MP for Wokingham and a former Secretary of State for Wales.

Sarah Champion MP

Sarah Champion is the Labour MP for Rotherham and Chair of the International Development Committee.

Andrea Leadsom MP

Andrea Leadsom is the Conservative MP for South Northamptonshire and a former Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Muddassar Ahmed

Muddassar Ahmed is the managing partner of Unitas Communications; a former UK Government independent advisor; and Chair of Bow Food Bank, one of the largest independent food banks in London.

Huw Merriman MP

Huw Merriman is the Conservative MP for Bexhill and Battle and Minister of State for Rail and HS2.

Chi Onwurah MP

Chi Onwurah is the Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central and Shadow Minister for Science, Research and Innovation.

John Baron MP

John Baron is the Conservative MP for Basildon and Billericay and a former Shadow Health Minister.

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