Stephen Canning: How councils can attract more young people
Published: 20 Mar 2018 By Stephen Canning
It’s a comment we often hear, and one which seems to have become fashionable to utter: “We need more young people in politics.” So how do we achieve this?
I was elected to my council seat in Essex aged 18. I decided to become a councillor because I wanted to help my local area and because I truly felt I could make a difference.