Parliament tour for students with MP
Blackpool North and Cleveleys, Paul Maynard, welcomed students from St Mary's Catholic Academy to Parliament.
The group of 20, who have been studying for their GCSEs, were on a visit to London organised by their teacher Mr Conway and given a guided tour of the Palace of Westminster.
Following their tour, the students put questions to Mr Maynard on a range of issues from the outcome of the EU Referendum and the voting age to mental health issues in Blackpool and across the UK.
Mr Maynard said: “I am always keen to engage with young people from the constituency on the issues that matter to them and, as far as I can, to make politics more accessible to them.
“I was impressed by the number of students who spoke and I was encouraged by the level of their interest in key issues.”