Published:
June 27, 2018
Burnham's former MP discusses life as a politician with local Brownies

Burnham-On-Sea's former MP Tessa Munt has taken part in a unique question and answer session with young local voters of the future.

She was invited to be the special guest at a Burnham-On-Sea Brownies meeting this week, held at the town's Methodist Church, as part of an activity theme on 'inspirational women'.

Among the questions asked was one about the age of voting, which she feels should be changed. "It's very unfair that young people can't vote until they're 18 - I'd like it reduced to 16," she said.

Asked what her future, she said: "I have done what I set out to do in my life in becoming an MP and a county councillor, but I woud very much like to serve as an MP again in the future."

Tessa - who was MP from 2010 to 2015 - said afterwards she'd been impressed at the range of questions from the youngsters and hoped she'd help to inspire some to consider getting involved in politics.


 


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