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Skipton MP Julian Smith calls for Youth Parliament candidates
10:00am Monday 18th February 2013 in News
Skipton MP Julian Smith is encouraging young people in the constituency to stand as a North Yorkshire representative on the UK Youth Parliament.
Nominations are open until March 1 for any young person aged between 11 and 17. Those who are successful will be given a seat on Craven Youth Council and North Yorkshire Youth Council and have the opportunity to attend the annual Youth Parliament Debate in the House of Commons.
Mr Smith said: “It is important that young people have a voice on the issues that impact on their lives and being part of the UK Youth Parliament representing North Yorkshire is a great way of doing that.
“Being part of the Youth Parliament would give them more chance to have their say on what affects their lives and those of their friends.”
For more information, visit: nyyc.co.uk/uk-youth-parliament-2/