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Generation 2015 profiles: Darren Grimes

I'm a 21-year-old fashion design student hailing from a small ex-mining community in County Durham.

My interest in politics came about in the same way I think it does for most, realising there's an awful lot of injustice in the world with the realisation we have a democratic society afforded to us to at least attempt to change that.

I feel strongly about economic growth to ensure opportunity can be offered to all, as well as LGBT rights, a greener and more ethical Britain and an end to a complete halt in social mobility we've seen over recent years accompanied.

I'd also like to see politicians reinvigorate the electorate, simply by offering hope-filled policies instead of this growing rhetoric of fear parties seem to thrive off.

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  • 30 Mar 2015
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