Campaigns

UK Youth Parliament has been campaigning to bring about social change since 1999. Each year, following the Make Your Mark ballot and a vote by Members of Youth Parliament in the House of Commons, we set about campaigning on the most important issues for young people.

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Featured Campaigns

  • 27th January 2020

    Protect Our Future

    Our national campaign for 2020 – 'Protect Our Future' We will be campaigning to tackle the impact and continuation of climate change between February and October 2020. In 2019, young people...

    A greener future for Britain

  • 27th January 2020

    Youth Action on Knife Crime

    Our England only campaign for 2020 Knife crime is a complex issue, which will only be improved by the combination of individual action and government-level change..  In the 2019 Make Your...

  • 25th January 2019

    Action Against Knife Crime

    Our England only campaign for 2019 As knife crime has continued to climb over the last few years, the UK Youth Parliament believes that this issue needed to be addressed.  In...

  • 25th January 2019

    Young people should vote from the age of 16

    Our national campaign for 2019 – 'Votes for 16 and 17 year olds in all public elections' Over 1.5 million 16 and 17 year olds are currently unable to vote in elections and...

    Political education and voting age

  • 29th January 2018

    Votes at 16 in all public elections

    Our national campaign for 2018 – 'Votes for 16 and 17 year olds in all public elections' Over 954,766 young people voted in the UK Youth Parliaments Make your Mark ballot, with 100,231...

    Political education and voting age