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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Today nine college and school pupils began their work as Members of Youth Parliament (MYP).
North West Norfolk MYP is Jessica Barnard, 16, from King Edward VII High School.
Manifesto: “Most young people are still in full-time education until age 18 therefore it is unfair to ask them to pay the same price a working adult would. Child rates should be increased up to age 18 for things such as bus/train travel, and entertainment such as cinema tickets and gym memberships. I would also do my best to spread the word and encourage other people to speak out about the unfair attitude the government are taking towards the youth. I would particularly like to have a chance to approach Norfolk County Council about their plans to build an incinerator in King’s Lynn, ignoring the democratic society we believe in.”
Nearly 3,000 people have supported a Facebook campaign demanding safety improvements on the A47 near Dereham set up after the latest fatal crash.
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