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Students take on the politicians

The politicians face tough questions from students Photo: ITV News Meridian

Students from eight schools and colleges across Canterbury have taken part in an ITV News Schools Election Debate with politicians from the four main parties.

Julian Brazier (Conservative), Jasper Gerard (Liberal Democrat), Sarah Owen (Labour) and Mark Reckless (UKIP) all took part in the debate which covered issues as diverse as education, Europe and the future of the Royal Family.

Students asked a range of questions Credit: ITV News Meridian

The event at the Gulbenkian Theatre at the University of Kent in Canterbury was attended by students from:

  • Simon Langton Boys Grammar School
  • Simon Langton Girls Grammar School
  • Chaucer Technology College
  • Barton Court Grammar School
  • The Archbishops School
  • Canterbury College
  • Kent College
  • Whitstable Community College

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