What happened when a 17-year-old took on parliament

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What happened when a 17-year-old took on parliament
4th November 2014


17-year-old Humaira Garasia from Hackney was part of a young team from a poverty action group who challenged MPs to explain why more isn't being done to tackle child poverty.
 
While MPs are used to getting a grilling from their colleagues and the press, Humaira explains how and why she approached parliament and what she found out. She also discusses whether young people are engaged enough in politics and what is putting her contemporaries off - namely, old, middle-class white men. 
 

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