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United Kingdom Youth Parliament (UKYP)

UK Youth Parliament

 Dudley's UK Youth Parliament representatives for 2017 -2019

The UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) enables young people to use their energy and passion to change the world for the better. Run by young people for young people, UKYP provides opportunities for 11-18 year olds to use their voice in creative ways to bring about social change.

The Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs) are elected by their peers and are offered a number of local, regional and national opportunities to influence decisions which affect young people’s lives.

Siobhan Lloyd, Youth Participation Officer

01384 818026 / 07773 960401 or email Siobhan.lloyd@dudley.gov.uk or ukyp@dudley.gov.uk

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UKYP Candidates 2017 Pictures
UKYP Candidates 2017

How many seats do we have in Dudley?

Dudley has two Members of Youth Parliament (MYP) who sit on the UK Youth Parliament(UKYP).

Elections are held every two years through secondary, special schools, colleges and youth centres where the new representatives are elected by young people.

In 2017 over 6,400 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.

The MYP's elected are:

James Callaghan and Jade Durnall

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,  Youth Participation Officer:

ukyp@dudley.gov.uk  or  01384 818026

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