David Townsend

David Townsend is a former UK Director of Social Services in Camden, Haringey and Croydon, London. A UK parliamentary Labour candidate, Ministerial Special Adviser and speech writer and contributor to the Guardian, Independent, Times. Most recently he has been a regular contributor to the RNZ website on the subject of Brexit which he regards as a total disaster. He is not a complete nerd and enjoys playing tennis at an enthusiastically average level and volunteering at Newtown school when fully fit. He is an avid cinema and theatre fan.

Feb 2, 2021

Thanks for the letter, Winz. Just one thing. I'm not in fact dead

A letter offering condolences to David Townsend's wife greatly exaggerated his death. It was amusing, but also concerning.

Read on.

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