Champions of the year 2013


Many thanks to our readers, contributors and editors for supplying the nominations (below). You may vote for up to three nominees.

A Girl Called Jack: Jack Monroe, age 25, mother to one small boy; campaigner and freelance writer

‘I started this year living – existing – on a £10 a week food budget topped up with five items of food from the Storehouse food bank once a week. I ended it with a recipe book deal, baking biscuits on Woman’s Hour, with a Guardian column, a debate in the House of Commons and regular political and campaign pieces in the Daily Mirror.’ (31st December 2013)

Nomination by Andie Berryman: It’s not necessarily for her austerity recipes; it’s more for her ‘telling it like it is’. Here we have a single Mum who found herself testing the values of morality, as the state puts it to us, she…

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