Tag Archives: UK Youth Parliament

The Parliament Petition team has made a very strange decision


The following item is todays piece – since I wrote it an email has come from Caroline Lucas – although it is at the end of the document, it is actually the latest item on this theme. Now back to … Continue reading

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Government must reverse its Youth Parliament funding action


Ten years ago on 29th March 2011 in the House of Commons Iain Wright who was the shadow education Minister asked Tim Loughton who was the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Education a question related to the UK Youth Parliament funding. … Continue reading

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Too late to shut an important Stable Door


On 26th July Tim Loughton MP, for East Worthing and Shoreham asked a question of the Government. “To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, which policy areas relevant to vulnerable children and young people are under consideration in … Continue reading

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A week for greater openness?


This morning is the beginning of Parliament Week, and an opportunity to renew efforts to engage with our MP. The website for Parliament Week only lists one event in Sussex which is ‘Ask Your MP’ being hosted by the Grace Eyre Foundation … Continue reading

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MPs tied up in knots


An annual event took place in the House of Commons on Monday when our elected representatives spent an hour discussing whether or not they should allow a small number of young people who are part of the UK Youth Parliament … Continue reading

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Don’t rely on a broken model


According to a recent report the UK Youth Parliament is currently canvassing views on the subjects that they should discuss during their debate on the 15th November in the House of Commons. This will build on the good work carried … Continue reading

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