18-year-old Eli Aldridge has been selected as a Labour candidate for the General Election on 8 June – a day after his A Level exams start. The aspiring MP for Westmorland & Lonsdale explains how you too could get started on the road to Westminster
When did you first get involved in politics?
“In the aftermath of the 2015 election, my disappointment about the result spurred me to think about how I could make a difference. The Labour Party seemed the obvious choice for me.”