The Young Christian Workers in England and Wales is encouraging all young people aged 18 and over to use their vote in the upcoming General and local elections. The election comes at a time when the movement is just completing a campaign on working life.
Phil Callaghan, National President of the YCW said, "Many young people feel disillusioned with politics and understandably so. However, I want to encourage all young people to use their vote so that the voice of the young can dictate the way in which our society is governed."
The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales are encouraging all Catholics to vote in the upcoming elections.
Here, Archbishop Peter Smith, the Vice President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference explains the importance of the Christian voice in society.