Who are Dudley's UK Youth Parliament representatives for 2015 -2017?
The following young people were elected as Dudley's United Kingdom Youth Parliament representatives (March 2015 - March 2017) and are also part of Dudley Youth Council:
Connor Hill (MYP) aged 15, Rosie Narrowmore (MYP) aged 14, Paige Moran (DMYP) aged 15 and Deepika Khali (DMYP) aged 17
What is UK Youth Parliament?
The UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) enables young people to use their energy and passion to change the world for the better and is not political.
Run by young people for young people, UKYP provides opportunities for 11 - 19 year olds to use their voice in creative ways to bring about social change.
Would you like to be one of the next UKYP representatives?
In Dudley we have elections every 2 years where young people can stand to be the next candidates. The next elections will take place in January 2017. If you are interested in getting involved in other youth voice activities then please contact email@example.com for more information
How many seats do we have in Dudley?
Dudley has four seats on the UK Youth Parliament - two for Members of Youth Parliament (MYP)and two for Deputy Members of Youth Parliament (DMYP).
Elections are held every two years through secondary, special schools, colleges and youth centres where the new representatives are elected by young people.
In 2015 over 6,500 young people voted in the elections in Dudley.
Elected UKYP reps campaign on one issue that young people voted them in to work on. They have the opportunity to meet with Government Ministers, and take part in regional and national events to lobby and campaign for change.
All young people aged 11-19 living in Dudley borough have the right to stand for election to the UKYP and to vote for their representatives.
For more information about UK Youth Parliament and their campaigns, please follow this link: UK Youth Parliament Website.
If you have any questions about being a UK Youth Parliament representative then please contact Siobhan Lloyd, Officer for Youth Empowerment:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 01384 815172