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Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood and Shadow Minister for Young People and Voter Engagement
Writing on International Youth Day, Cat Smith MP writes that we have a generation that wants a fairer society, but instead of being supported and valued, young people have be have been disproportionately hit by austerity and had their voices ignored by this government.
After another shambolic set of pilots, this Government must abandon its dangerous policy immediately, writes Cat Smith MP.
The right to vote lies at the very heart of our democracy and it is disgraceful that the Tories are trying to take this away from us, says Cat Smith MP.
The Conservatives’ plans to redraw the political map of UK constituencies is yet another example of an undemocratic power grab by this government, writes Cat Smith
The Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs notes the Boundary Commissions today submit their final recommendations for new constituency boundaries to the Government. She calls for "a new review that benefits our democracy, not just the Conservative Party".