7 June 2017

Students have been given first class advice by local MPs to vote at the upcoming UK general election which will take place on June 8th.

All parties were invited into College to give the students as much advice and support possible with their voting decisions and gave them the opportunity to ask questions regarding the forthcoming event.

Terence Smith (Labour – Brigg and Goole) is twenty years old and is also a student at the University of Hull. Terence is the youngest candidate in England and was particularly interested in the students that are going to university and spoke to them about university fees; Terence was also Britain’s youngest Mayor for Goole

Terence said:

“A young voice is often forgotten about but it’s their future and we need to listen to their views and look at how we address them.”

Alex Owens is on the Level 3 Diploma in Uniformed Services and she has recently turned eighteen which allows her to vote this year.

Alex said:

“Someone coming into college really gave young people the chance to find out more information. I haven’t made my mind up yet how I will vote but this has motivated me to do some research.”

North Lindsey College is the largest provider of post-16 education and training in North Lincolnshire, offering a wide range of further education programmes, both vocational and academic, and apprenticeship courses at a range of levels.

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