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Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Young People’s Role in the Political Climate

9 Aug 18

A comment piece by West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street.

It is an often quoted stat that Birmingham is the youngest city in Europe, with 40% under-25s. The West Midlands as a whole is undoubtedly a young and diverse place. As Mayor, it is absolutely my duty to ensure I support young people in their endeavors to engage with politics. The disparity between young people and politicians can seem daunting to both sides. Politicians, policy makers, and law…


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