Pupils grill MP during visit

Shailesh Vara MP at the school
Shailesh Vara MP at the school
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North West Cambridgeshire MP Shailesh Vara was put on the spot when Sixth Form pupils at Arthur Mellows Village College held a Question Time event during a visit.

The pupils learnt about Mr Vara’s role locally as the Member of Parliament for North West Cambridgeshire, as well as his role as Minister of State for Northern Ireland.

Following the visit, Mr Vara commented: “It is always a pleasure to visit Arthur Mellows and to speak with many of the students at the college. As always, the questions were challenging on a variety of subjects, including how to get young people more engaged in politics.”

Head of College Mike Sandeman added: “It was great to see over 300 Sixth Form students fully engaged with a knowledgeable local politician learning about the life of an MP and the various roles undertaken. Many Sixth Form students expressed their appreciation of the time Mr Vara gave to them in his busy work schedule.”