Britain's Youngest MP Might Quit "Depressing" Parliament

Mhairi Black - the youngest MP to be in elected to British parliament in over 350 years - has revealed she might quit life at Westminster after serving only one term.

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In 2015 aged only 20, Mhairi won the Paisley and Renfrewshire South seat on behalf of the SNP, but in an interview with the Sunday Post has now shared how she now finds herself considering resigning from her post.

"It has been nearly two years and I still hate the place. It is depressing," she said of commuting to the capital. "It is the personal elements – it is a pain to come up and down every week and you are working with a number of people you find quite troubling."

"Professionally, it is more just that so little gets done. It is so old and defunct in terms of its systems and procedures - a lot of the time, it is just a waste of time," said the now 22-year-old.

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When asked by a journalist whether she will run again, the politician replied: "I don’t know... I think you should only stand in politics if you think there is a need for you to be in it."

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"I have a habit of falling into things," she hinted, not too concerned about what might be ahead should she decides to step down in 2020. "I fell in to university, fell in to this and have fallen in to most jobs I’ve had."

Even though she has been in the post for a few years, the MP has made her mark on the House of Commons. Her maiden speech as "Baby of the House" was watched by .

Mhairi's interview is followed by the news that Scottish first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, is calling for a fresh independence referendum following the result of Brexit, a decision that Mhairi will welcome no doubt.

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