She escaped Nazi persecution just before the the Second World War began, was at the forefront of a revolution in jewellery, was reprimanded for stealing Albert Einstein’s apples and spent seven decades in Hampstead.
Rosette Irwin became a member of Hampstead Conservatives in the mid-1950s. She was chairwoman of Fitzjohns ward for many years; the association’s president and patron. She never wished to hold public office but thrived on promoting the Conservative cause in Hampstead.
If you have been a member of the Liberal Democrats, at any level, then the likelihood is you will have met Philip Vince or maybe you will have had a handwritten note from Philip in immaculate spider-small handwriting.