Encouraging children to take up politics?
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Momentum Kids debate: Michael Rosen and Laura Perrins

Children's author Michael Rosen said the government was encouraging children to "demonstrate how democracy works".

But Laura Perrins from the Conservative Women website claimed it was a "rather sinister example of grooming and infiltrating a young child's mind".

They were talking to Daily Politics presenter Jo Coburn, and SNP MP John Nicolson, after the Corbyn-supporting campaign group Momentum set up an activity group for children, called Momentum Kids.

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  • 22 Sep 2016