The look upon my face as I sat in the “horseshoe”, normally reserved for MPs to interrogate witnesses, was one of a nervous disposition. Hidden below this angry exterior however was excitement and believe it or not, happiness. Invited to represent The Royal Society, one of the most prestigious and historical societies in the world, dating back to 1660, was something I never thought would happen. Maybe this was imposter syndrome, but I did wonder how I managed to be so lucky. As I try to keep reminding myself however, it was not luck, but hard work and determination which brought me to Parliament on that very day.
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