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UKYP Debating The Pro’s & Con’s to Raising the Minimum Living Wage

The UKYP had a debate on the Pro’s and Con’s to raising the Minimum Living Wage and came up with various arguments. They are prepearing to meet the Leader of the Council Cllr Peter Box next monday to take his view on this campaign. Good work UKYP keep it up

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Raise The National Minimum Living Wage Campaign

The Ukyp members met with MP Jon Trickett on Friday 23rd January at his offices to debate their UKYP campaign for the national minimum living wage. It was a great opportunity for the young people to meet someone who was so passionate about his work and supportive of this camapign. Jon gave the young people […]

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Raise National Living Wage UKYP

Councillor Monica Graham met with the young people from UKYP yesterday to debate the issue of raising the national minimum wage. Also an popportunity for a quick selfie 🙂

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Raise The National Minimum Living Wage

Councillor Olivia Rowley Met with UKYP Simran to discuss and pledge to the national minimum wage to be raised in line with the living wage, as calculated by the centre for research in social policy, in order to guarantee workers the decent standard of living they deserve”. On November 14th 2014, Members of Youth Parliament […]

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Feedback event from Listening event in July

Young people were invited to attend a feedback event today after a listening event in July. Where young people raised issues and concerns. Tonight Stephen feedback to young people and told them of the progress that has been made on the issues raised Young people wanted feedback about topics that are of interest to them […]

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UKYP British Youth Council Convention 3

Saturday 13th December saw Wakefield host the BYC convention 3 at The Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield for yorkshire & Humberside. There was also a question Panel for the young people to ask questions of politicians The Question Time Panel consisted – Cllr. Olivia Rowley, Richard Corbett MEP (Lab).There was approximately 85 people from the region […]

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House of Commons UKYP

We are on route to the House of Commons with Simmie and Adam – UKYP Members. Simmie will be debating “Bring back exam resits in Maths and English”. The debate will be aired on BBC Parliament – Sky channel 504 TONIGHT at 8.20 pm. Simmie is also being interviewed by Sky News and Look North […]

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Make Your Mark Ballot Results

MAKE YOUR MARK – The UK Youth Parliament’s annual ballot of the public youth voice to have their say on what is debated by their MYPs in the House of Commons on the 15th of November Wow and fantastic work to all those who took part in the Make your mark Ballot this Year. Wakefield […]

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Have a voice in your local area, share your views!

Have a voice in your local area and be part of the decision making for young people. How? Join us (Wakefield Youth Service a.k.a YDSS) at one of our 7 Area Forums: Upton Youth Club – 3rd Wednesday of every month The HUT, Castleford – every Tuesday The Greenhouse, Knottingley – 4th Thursday of every […]

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OVERLOAD 2K14 A festival by young people for young people

O V E R L O A D 2 K 1 4 A festival of arts and culture for young people by young people MAIN STAGE: -GILES POTTER -JACK WALTON + ACOUSTIC BAND -THIRD KNIGHT + MORE ACTS TO BE CONFIRMED.. ▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼ ARENA 2 – UV DANCE TENT WITH DJ’S: -DANNY ROEBUCK -MORGAN THOMAS -MATTY […]

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