Tom Hollis guest column: More young people should enter politics

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They say a week is a long time in politics.

It’s just over a year since I was elected as the youngest County Councillor in England and let me tell you not even a year is a long time in politics. Time has flown by and it’s scary to think I’m already a quarter of my way through the four year term.

I was 20 when I got elected to Nottinghamshire County Council, one of the proudest days of my life, to be elected to represent an area of Ashfield I care so much about. Now I’m 21, looking back at this first year; would I recommend other young people getting into politics?


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