Young People In The Borough Encouraged To Stand For Youth Parliament

Young people in Dudley are being invited to represent their region in the UK Youth Parliament.

Anyone aged 11 to 18 who lives in Dudley borough can put themselves forward before Friday 2 December at Two representatives will then be selected through a balloted vote from more than 6,500 young people in schools, sixth forms and colleges

Once elected as members of the UK Youth Parliament, they will be tasked with representing Dudley at a regional and national level. This can involve meeting with MPs, councillors and other decision-makers, organising events, running campaigns, making speeches and ensuring the views of Dudley’s young people are listened to.

They will meet with other young peoplefrom across the country at five events over the coming year, including a live televised debate at the House of Commons and regional meetings in Birmingham to discuss issues that are important to young people in Dudley borough. Councillor Ian Cooper, cabinet member for children’s services, said:

“There is a proud history of UK Youth Parliament in Dudley. We have had some outstanding young representatives over the years and I would encourage more young people to come forward and get involved this year.”

Information about the elections will be going out to schools and colleges over the coming weeks. People can also request a printed form and additional information by calling 01384 815174.


Add a comment

Rating *


  • Available on the App Store
  • Available on Google Play

Useful Links


Travel News

How To Listen

Latest Podcasts

92.2 / 102.5 FM
'Play Black Country Radio'