#YourShout | UK Youth Parliament In Debate, 1 Million Young People Get Involved

Posted on:   Posted by:

With politics dominating our TV screens, Twitter feeds and everything else in-between this week, members of the UK Youth Parliament will debate a range of issues today, heralding the beginning of UK Parliament Week next week (14-20th November).

Sitting for their seventh year in the House of Commons Chamber, the need for cheap and accessible public transport, racism and religious discrimination are all topics up for deliberation, alongside the expression of ideas for ‘A Better, Kinder Democracy’.

Receiving a record number of ballots, this year’s Make Your Mark campaign (see link below) reached a total of 978, 216 young people. Make Your Mark is now the biggest youth consultation of its kind in UK history, with almost two million young people aged 11-18 taking part in the last two years.

At the close of the debates, MYPs will vote to decide which of the topics will becomes the focus of their national 2017 campaign.

The debate will be streamed live on the UK Parliament website.

You can find more info on UK Youth Parliament here.


#YourShout: 1 Million Young People Needed For Make Your Mark Referendum


Get involved:

Want to reach thousands of young Cardiffians? Submit your news here or register to become a contributor.

*Want to become a reviewer? Join the Sprout Editorial Group on Facebook or email tom@thesprout.co.uk.

Click here for the next Sprout Editorial Group meeting.

Sprout Editorial Group Banner

Comment below:

It’s free and quick to comment below but we recommend signing up with your email or as a guest to keep usernames Sprouty and anonymous (and never post personal details!).

If you want more info on staying safe online, check out our online safety section.

Have your say

Cyber Essentials Logo

Funding Partners

families first
cardiff partnership
promo cymru