Jackie Pearcey knows the importance of a good education.
As a child Jackie Pearcey's first home had a tin bath and an outdoor loo. She earned a place at a good school and was one of the first in her family to go to University. Now she has a PhD in nuclear physics.
Jackie Pearcey has served as a Governor at Oasis Academy Aspinal in Gorton for over 20 Years, and is proud of the fact that children at the Academy receive an outstanding start to their education.
Jackie told us that "One of the most important things the Liberal Democrats have done in recent years was the introduction of the pupil premium which gives children from working class backgrounds like mine a better chance in the world"
Jackie Pearcey is committed to ensuring children get the best start in life.