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Parliament to host ‘children’s select committee’

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Critics moan that parliament is full of children – and next week it certainly will be. For Mr S has learned of a new scheme to champion Westminster’s outreach efforts across the country. The UK Youth Parliament for 11 to 18 year olds was one thing; now Tory MP Anna Firth is hosting the first in-person ‘Children’s Parliament Select Committee’ for those even younger.

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