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Opinion: Why do we need Liberal Youth?

Since getting involved in the party almost nothing has disappointed me more than Liberal Youth. At times it appears remote, unaccountable and to have little to say on policy outside of the tuition fee debate. Given its elections are going on, I thought it was the right time to ask, why do we need Liberal Youth? Because working regularly with enthusiastic students (and being a young person myself) I’m not sure we do, for the following reasons…

1. As ‘young Lib Dems’ do we actually need a single voice?

I would argue no. Unlike a student body …

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