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Interview for BBC’s World at One

As part of a segment focusing on the upturn in youth turnout at the General Election, and the response of the Conservative Party to this trend, I was interviewed by the BBC for their World at One segment.

 Read the accompanying article on BBC News here.

Another group, formed last year, is Conservative Progress which also has the aim of becoming a real grassroots organisation.

“We saw a genuine need within the Conservative family for a constructive dialogue between the grass roots and the parliamentary party,” says Nabil Najjar, one of the group’s co-founders.

“We saw an opportunity there to take a leading role in training up-and-coming activists and providing a forum for Conservative Party volunteers to get involved in political discussions, to network and to try to develop a counter measure to all of the grassroots activity that Labour are currently involved in.”

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