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Age of Ignorance: Spoiled and uninformed, young people expect to be spoon-fed

For hitherto apolitical youths, PM Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap general election catalysed their responsibility to get informed. Three years ahead of the next scheduled general election, it is unsurprising that a vast number of first-time voters, with…

0 Comments / 07/07/2017

General Election Result Shows A Hung Parliament!

After seven fast-paced and incredibly tense weeks of campaigning, the British general public went to the polls last night and cast their votes to bring about a surprise general election result — A Hung Parliament.   The result they have…

0 Comments / 09/06/2017

16 & 17 with no vote? Shout Louder and create change!

In a powerful and compelling speech, 16-year-old Jamie Flatters asks a potent question: What do us 16-year-olds have in common with Martin Luther King and Emmeline Pankhurst?   It is being silenced. Their voices were being silenced by those in power,…

0 Comments / 08/06/2017

Yesterday I went to Bite The Ballot’s DeCafe For The Undecided

So today is the day the UK goes to the polls, people from all walks of life will be going to their local schools and community centres to put a small cross on a piece of paper that will decide…

0 Comments / 08/06/2017

The Disconnect Generation: Young people’s vision for a better country

At the heart of much of this election has been ‘young people’. ‘They haven’t grown-up yet’; ‘They don’t understand the real world’; ‘They’re susceptible to this lefty hoo-ha’; whilst simultaneously, they are also ‘the future’. Will they actually turn-up and…

0 Comments / 08/06/2017