The UK Youth Parliament enables young people to use their energy and passion to change the world for the better.

The UK Youth Parliament provides opportunities for 11-18 year olds to use their elected voice to bring about social change through meaningful representation and campaigning.

Our history

Founding Father of the UK Youth Parliament Andrew Rowe was the Conservative MP for Faversham and Mid-Kent, without whom there would be no UK Youth Parliament. Andrew believed passionately that the...

Annual Sitting

ANNUAL SITTING Members of the Youth Parliament from across the UK have come together annually to take part in workshops, debate, create and change national manifesto policy, and network. It takes place...

House of Commons Debate

How does it work? Members of Youth Parliament aged 11-18 take part in an annual debate in the House of Commons chamber, chaired by the Speaker of the House of Commons Rt...

Members of Youth Parliament

Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs)

How does UKYP work?

The UK Youth Parliament has over 364 representatives (369 seats for elected Members of Youth Parliament, all aged 11-18. MYPs are usually elected in annual youth elections throughout the UK. Any young...

Becoming a Member

How do I become an MYP?

Procedures Group

Current procedure group representatives


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MYP Case Studies

Previous MYP experiences


UK Youth Parliament Manifesto

The IssuesHow MYPs are making a difference
for other young people

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