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Live from Parliament

Free Speech, Series 2 Episode 8 of 8

Free Speech asks whether young people are being failed by politics in a live special from Parliament. Many 18-24 year olds didn't bother voting in the last general election, so the under-30s audience ask MPs why the main political parties are failing to connect with them.

As well as a panel including Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg and Labour MP Stella Creasy, the leaders of Britain's political parties give exclusive interviews explaining what they are doing to engage young voters and answer questions set by the Free Speech social media audience, including ones on youth unemployment and freedom of speech.

Rick Edwards chairs proceedings, with Tina Daheley (Radio 1 Newsbeat) gathering Twitter, Facebook and website messages from viewers at home.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Sun 24 Nov 2013 19:00


Role Contributor
Series ProducerSusan Crook
Executive ProducerMark Roberts
PresenterRick Edwards
ParticipantTina Daheley