CHRIS LEFTWICH:CHIEF INSPECTOR TO THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF FISHMONGERS’, LONDON

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Christ Leftwich inspecting fish at London’s Billingsgate Market

London’s Billingsgate Market is legendary because of its incredible history and the enormous variety sold there every day to meet the needs of the many ethnic groups that shop there. I interviewed Chris Leftwich, who has been employed for the past twenty-five years as the chief inspector to the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers’—an ancient City Livery Company that has had an unbroken association with the fish industry for around 1,000 years. As chief inspector, Leftwich is responsible for the quality ...

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