How do you encourage young people to vote when things like this happen?

21 Feb

http://www.claire-wright.org/index.php/post/young_campaigners_denied_a_voice_at_devon_county_council_budget_meeting

As a commentator pointed out: the council spent more than 3 minutes debating (and voting down) a suspension of standing orders to allow the young people a 3 minute slot to voice their views.

It made Exmouth Councillor Eileen Wragg “ashamed to be a councillor”:

http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/Leading-figure-8220-ashamed-8221-Devon-county/story-20676458-detail/story.html

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