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Leading figures talk to the next generation about their hopes for the upcoming election and beyond

5 March 2015

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson speaking to students in Redcar

Our Election Special talk series #S4SNextGen is in full swing now, following our launch with a live-streamed panel debate on Monday. This week has seen a number of fantastic leading figures visiting schools from Cornwall to Glasgow to talk to students about why voting is important and discussing the ‘Next generation manifesto‘ – the result […]

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Press Release: Next Generation of Voters Demand Overhaul of ‘Outdated and Old-Fashioned’ Politics with Online Voting and Interactive PMQs

1 March 2015

Technology is needed to modernise UK political system say 16-18 year olds in new research Young people calling for greater interaction with MPs in ‘Next Generation Manifesto’ but split on whether the voting age should be lowered Research marks the launch of the charity Speakers for Schools’ campaign with David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed […]

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Sir Nicholas Montagu and Rachel Short give a joint talk in Camden, continuing the 30% Club Partnership

28 January 2015

Sir Nicholas Montagu and Rachel Short talking to students at Haverstock School

Having recently helped to launch the 30% Club and Speakers for Schools “Equality across the Board” campaign, Sir Nicholas Montagu is joined by Rachel Short of YSC to visit Haverstock School, Camden. A cohort of around 100 girls from the sixth form at Haverstock School had an opportunity to hear from two key members of […]

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