Get your votes in for UK Youth Parliament Campaign

Young people aged between 11 and 18 on the Isle of Wight are asked to vote for one of a number of issues that will be adopted by the UK’s Youth Parliament.

Robert Selby:

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There are fifteen different subjects that young people can vote on, and these will be whittled down to five following the voting which takes place across the country.

From these final five, the UK Youth Parliament will hold a debate in November and adopt one as its campaign for the coming year.

Among the subjects to vote on include lowering the voting age to 16, additional funding for youth services, legalising euthanasia and raising the minimum wage.

Have your voice heard
Isle of Wight Youth MP Robert Selby will be taking part in the debate in November to determine which subject the Youth Parliament will adopt.

He said:

“All the ballot papers ensure that young people’s voices are heard. The issue you vote for is very important and could be next years national campaign for the UK Youth Parliament.”

If you are 11 to 18 years old and wish to vote, you can do so by registering at

The deadline for votes closes on 11 October.

Monday, 7th October, 2013 11:16am



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