Angela Rayner MP (Labour), Shadow Secretary of State for Education

“This is a promising initiative which is much needed at a time when there is so much public cynicism about politicians and politics. I hope Talk Politics will be able to raise the level of public debate in this country and help counter the spread of fake news and some of the more disreputable characteristics of social media.

“It gives me hope when young people are trying to do something good when there is so much bad in the world.”