Monday, 25 October 2010

Meeting Evelyn (aged 7)

I was very pleased to welcome young Evelyn from Luton to Westminster yesterday after she wrote me a very sweet letter asking to come and visit. Evelyn has just received her "pen licence" at school and her neat handwritten letter showed why. She said her school "took part in an election, so the children would know how important it is to vote" and that she was "very excited to see where all the big decisions are made". It was nice to meet Evelyn and her parents and to hear that local primary schools are engaging pupils in politics...and teaching children to write so neatly!

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