Coming from a political background, Yvonne Howard has always been a fighter against injustice. She set up a Schools Action Union against the “dictatorship of the head” which almost got her expelled, an anti-Nazi league group at college and has been involved in various women’s groups. For many years she worked for the Citizens’ Advice Bureau and is nowteaching adult literacy and English for speakers of other languages. Being acutely aware of the terrible things governments and individuals inflict on each other and having a sense of humour has kept her sane. She also thinks humour is a way of stopping
people nodding off when you’re spouting radical politics!