FIVE MINUTES WITH: Blaenau Gwent mayor Bernard Willis

South Wales Argus: (6044558) (6044558)

If you had to be stuck in a lift with someone, who would it be and why?

Ken Dodd, to be laughing.

What is your biggest fear?


Do you have any superstitions?

Wouldn’t walk under a ladder.

If you could have one song on your iPod, what would it be and why?

Anything from the Sixties.

What’s the most expensive thing you’ve bought not including property?

Many cars over the years!

What is the best piece of advice you’ve been given?

It was advice given to me by my grandfather: “Don’t stay in the same job where you trained, you’ll always be known as the junior!”

What’s your indulgence?

A few pints, in the Moose public house in Tredegar.

What item could you not live without?

Work, it keeps me young.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be and why?

I would like to become more confident at public speaking, and I think being Mayor will help with that.


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