The speaker who stole the show at Scottish conference

The first time I walked into the hall at Scottish Conference on Saturday, I saw an unfamiliar face making a passionate, articulate heartfelt speech about how your brains and not your background should be reason you get on in education.

An astonished looking friend whispered to me “she’s only 13.” Actually, she’s 14, but she got the first standing ovation of the day and a name check in Tavish Scott’s leader’s speech later.

Alex WhiteI caught up with Alex for a chat and this Audioboo is the result. I should warn you that this was my first ever flirtation with sound recording technology. My interviewing style is such that Iain Dale and Holly Willoughby need not feel in any way threatened.

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