Clarke woos ethnic voters

21st May 2004 at 01:00
Charles Clarke, Education Secretary, this week launched a scheme to encourage people from ethnic minorities to vote. The project, called Understanding Power, organised by Operation Black Vote, is aimed at 11 to 16-year-olds and uses music, fashion and film to promote an interest in politics. Simon Woolley OBV national co-ordinator, said: "Too many young people are disengaged from civic society."

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