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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:16 am on 10th May 2018.

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Photo of Martin Vickers Martin Vickers Conservative, Cleethorpes 11:16 am, 10th May 2018

Notable among the successful candidates in the North East Lincolnshire Council elections were Callum Procter and Oliver Freeston, because of their relative youth. Indeed, the Grimsby Telegraph reports that Oliver Freeston is the youngest councillor in the country—he now represents Croft Baker ward in Cleethorpes. May we a debate in Government time to look at how we encourage young people to stand for elected office?