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News | Young politicians face ‘prejudices’, says Councillor, 22

4 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds City’s youngest councillor has called for more young people to get into politics despite the ‘barriers’ they face. Alice Smart, who won a seat in this year’s local elections aged 21, rejected claims she is too young to enter politics, although admitted there “can definitely be an issue” with … Read More

Ex-Exec Sewards loses by-election

6 years ago / 0 comments

Former Communications & Internal Affairs (C.I.A.) Officer Mark Sewards has failed in his first attempt at local politics. He was defeated in a town council by-election in Leeds. Sewards, a Law graduate, was the Labour Party Candidate in Morley Town Council’s by-election for the Churwell ward. He was beaten by … Read More