Local politicians are WIMPS…?

WIMPS (Where is my public servant?) is a new website designed for and by young people in Northern Ireland to encourage political participation. Slugger links to it first here. Possibly one way of dealing with the political apathy of many youngsters in Northern Ireland?

While parts of the site appear to be still under construction, the FAQ section explains:

What is wimps

Wimps (Where is my Public Servant) is a website set up and developed by a core group of 10 young people from around Northern Ireland. The site

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