Ruth Cadbury. By Chris McAndrew [CC BY 3.0)]

From a young age, the concept that everybody should have the same shot at life and that our society should always show compassion to people who are struggling has been at the core of what I do.

Ruth Cadbury is a British Labour Party politician who has been Member of Parliament for Brentford and Isleworth since 2015. She has been a Brentford councillor for 25 years, and was deputy leader of the Hounslow London Borough Council from 2010-2012.