Archive | UK Youth Parliament


Make Your Mark 2016 – Results

Make Your Mark Results for Wakefield Thank you to everyone in the local schools who voted in the Make Your Mark Ballot.  978,216 11-18 year olds across the UK helped to decide what the UK Youth Parliament will debate in the House of Commons on 11 November 2016. Make Your Mark is a unique annual […]

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Make Your Mark – Vote Now!

  Let’s ensure thousands of young people have their say. Make Your Mark gives a unique opportunity to reach out to young people who go on to be opinion formers and leaders of the future. Last year a total of 978,216 young people from every corner of the country took part in the annual Make Your […]

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UKYP Meeting 24th May 2016 – EU Referendum

At the UKYP meeting 24/5/16 discussions were as follows:- • Sughra chased Gavin to give dates for meetings on a Friday with the MP Yvette Cooper re “Don’t Hate Educate” campaign. Awaiting to hear back. • Tahera to collect everyone’s phone and mobile numbers in case she needs to contact us. • Everyone to post […]

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UKYP Meetings 9th May & 16th May

Young people have been preparing a PowerPoint presentation for the launch of the Young People’s Safeguarding Charter which will be presented tonight at The Hepworth, Wakefield. Well done for all the hard work you have put in UKYP Members and good luck! We will post photos from tonight but in the meantime here’s a selection of pictures […]

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UKYP meeting Monday 25th April 2016

Post by Abi and Daniel • Looked at the Youth voice Skills wheel. This is a tool to measure young people’s journey (everyone to update weekly and score themselves) • How to record any progress made with our campaigns and any meetings we attend • Agreed breaks during meetings and clarified the work split, meeting […]

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UKYP Meeting Monday 18th April 2016

Post by Abi Tandy UKYP member for Wakefield West. At tonight’s UKYP meeting we discussed the following:- • All of our individual manifestos. • The skill wheel. • Promotional events to promote youth (e.g. walk around Wakefield)- dates and plans. • The future creation of a youth parliament newsletter. • The EU referendum-pros and cons-PowerPoint. • […]

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UKYP New Members 1st Meeting

The newly elected members for the Wakefield UK Youth Parliament met for their first meeting last night and it was files, folders and papers everywhere!! Great to see you all.  Lots of exciting things to come so watch this space…  

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UK Youth Parliament Election Results

We are very pleased to announce that the results for the 2016 Wakefield UK Youth Parliament Election are:- The UKYP Member (East) – Daniel Britton The UKYP Deputy Member (East) – James Klaassen-White The UKYP Member (West) – Abigail Tandy The UKYP Deputy Member (West) – Joshua Batty There were 8 candidates standing in the election from […]

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Wakefield Council Youth Work Team is a subsidiary of WMDC Children and Young People's Directorate (c) Wakefield Council 2013