Young William Hague and Charles Kennedy enter politics

Youthful charismatic leaders seem to be the holy grail for political parties, but the electorate appear to distrust youngsters who seem to have done nothing but politics from birth.

Giles Dilnot - with help from eight-year-old Olivia - look back into the archives at a few fresher-faced politicians and look at whether the young ones really know enough about life to take the reins of power.

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