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Young People And Party Politics

EDM number 1994 in 2007-08, proposed by Norman Baker on 08/07/2008.
Categorised under the topics of Local government and Political parties.

That this House congratulates Councillor Carla Butler on becoming the youngest ever person to chair Lewes District Council; further congratulates her on, according to the Brighton Argus, becoming the youngest ever person, at 26 years of age, to chair any council in the UK; notes the under-representation of young people in party politics; believes that the contribution of younger councillors on councils is invaluable; and encourages the active involvement of young people in local government, local politics and local communities.

This motion has been signed by a total of 24 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Norman Baker08/07/2008LewesLiberal DemocratProposed
Mike Hancock09/07/2008Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Stephen Williams09/07/2008Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSeconded
Paul Flynn09/07/2008Newport WestLabourSeconded
Paul Holmes09/07/2008ChesterfieldLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn09/07/2008Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Dai Davies10/07/2008Blaenau GwentIndependentSigned
Kelvin Hopkins10/07/2008Luton NorthLabourSigned
John Pugh10/07/2008SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Lynne Jones14/07/2008Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Bill Etherington14/07/2008Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Martin Caton15/07/2008GowerLabourSigned
John Leech16/07/2008Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Simpson17/07/2008Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
John Hemming17/07/2008Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Nick Harvey21/07/2008North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
John McDonnell21/07/2008Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Jo Swinson22/07/2008East DunbartonshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Vincent Cable22/07/2008TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Alasdair McDonnell06/10/2008Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Hywel Francis06/10/2008AberavonLabourSigned
Willie Rennie06/10/2008Dunfermline and West FifeLiberal DemocratSigned
Sarah Teather27/10/2008Brent EastLiberal DemocratSigned
John Barrett04/11/2008Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned

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