June 10, 2011
joins political debate at Highbridge's King Alfred School
Burnham-On-Sea's MP took part in a lively political debate
with students at a town school on Friday (June 10th).
Munt fielded answers to questions on a wide variety of topics
from sixth form pupils at King Alfred School, as pictured here,
during a specially arranged political debate.
event was so engaging that it was extended by 50 minutes,"
Jonathan Gaskell, Head of Sixth Form, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
for the panel of four covered the NHS reforms, university fees
and youth unemployment, the UK energy crisis and the question
of Hinkley C, and finally the penal system and the Tory reforms."
students were attentive and energised by the debates and some
of our students are so enthusiastic about public service that
they have completed voluntary work for Tessa Munt at Westminster."
will be repeating this event in the Autumn as it clearly illustrates
the value of citizenship."