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 – has now been launched.
Five topics form a shortlist of 15 will be debated by elected MYPs in the chamber, chaired by The Rt Hon John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons. Last year’s record turnout was 253,000 votes.
UKYP will again working in partnership with Parliament Week and BBC 3’s Free Speech programme to promote the topics to schools and the public.
The sitting of the UK Youth Parliament in the House of Commons marks the start of Parliament Week. Parliament Week is a UK-wide programme of events about your parliamentary democracy. Find our more at www.parliamentweek.org
Resources: We have produced a range of resources that can support you getting involed in the Make Your Mark ballot. To download these documents – including lesson plans and resources for school project leaders – please click here.
Partners: To find out more about the Partners supporting UKYP in the Make Your Mark campaign please click here.