Young Voters: Where are they all?

25 03 2010

A little less than half of the Edinburgh International Conference Centre’s 250 seats were full to hear a panel speak about the problem of getting young people to vote, of which a further half were the fabled young people themselves. The conference, called ‘How Can I Make a Difference?’, involved contributions from politicians and activists including Scottish Labour Party leader Iain Gray and ex-Scottish Youth Parliament chairman John Loughton, known for winning Big Brother Celebrity Hijack in 2008. Read the rest of this entry »