Pauline Pearce: London riot footage and political role

Pauline Pearce was named the Heroine of Hackney by some, for speaking out after the riot near her London home in a clip seen more than one million times online.

In a Daily Politics film, Giles Dilnot recalls the summer of 2011 and how footage of the community radio DJ Pauline Pearce propelled her to fame. She is now seeking a role in politics as president of the Liberal Democrat party.

Daily Politics debate: Pauline Pearce with David Lammy

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