Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 18 September 2014

Young need new parties to vote for

IN response to councillor Adam Newton's letter (Write Back, April 15), persuading young people to exercise their right to vote is only half the battle. They must have the candidates to vote for.

The current crop, on both sides, are entrenched in the same old positions, fighting over past and ancient enmities. What relevance has this to new voters, who want to vote for an inclusive society and for politicians who are capable of representing a whole electorate, not simply partisan supporters?

We need new parties with new ideas.

GREGG LINDSAY

Carrickfergus, Co Antrim

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