Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald says, with potentially around 2200 16-17 year olds in our town who could be eligible to vote, the time to give votes to 16 year olds has arrived.

It’s already happening in Scotland and in Wales. The Government are quickly finding themselves on the wrong side of the debate, while Labour are yet again showing that they are the Party of the many.

“It is vital that politicians listen to young people’s concerns, which is why I’ll be supporting Jim McMahon’s Bill today in Parliament.

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