One of the greatest advantages of youth is that they have yet to learn cynicism. I'd say "and the children shall lead" but Greta's got an older soul than most people I know.
While many people view the House of Commons as a waste of Members of Parliament’s breath, I see it as an opportunity to have great discussions with people who you do not agree with, but who you can hopefully still respect. I hope that MPs see this opportunity and can work towards it.
I’m so lucky to have all the people I have met in politics in my life – regardless of their political affiliations. Our views constantly evolve, and if they’re not strong enough or we are not certain of ourselves enough to be willing to debate and discuss them with others, then maybe it’s time for re-evaluation.
I’d encourage everyone to reach across sometimes trench-like political lines and extend their hand. Perhaps not in agreement on principles, but rather in understanding that by doing so, you are taking the first step towards working together and expanding your horizons.