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Camden Young MP election 2014

Date:   Jan 20, 2014

Camden Young MP electionsCamden’s youth will take to the polls next month (March 2014) to vote for someone to champion the views of young people across Camden, London and the whole of the UK.


The election to choose the borough’s Young MP and two Deputy Young MPs takes place from Monday, 17 March 2014 in all our secondary schools and youth centres.

How young people can get involved

  • Stand as a candidate – by signing up before Saturday, 1 February 2014.
  • Become an election ambassador – by helping to organise the election and getting rewarded with store vouchers.
  • Use their vote and choose who represents them from 17 March 2014.

All young people aged 13 to 19 who are living, studying, working or attending a youth project in Camden have a chance to vote. Their elected representatives will:

  • Lead Camden Youth Council
  • Attend regional and national events, including the UK Youth Parliament national meeting to decide on future campaigns and the UKYP event at the House of Commons
  • Meet senior Council officers, councillors and other local decision-makers
  • Visit schools and youth clubs
  • Oversee the progress of the issues outlined by young people at the annual Camden Shout Out event, which takes place on 20 February 2014
  • Represent the views of local young people at a range of Council and community meetings.

Ensuring young people’s views are heard is vitally important for Camden Council. Voting for the borough’s Young MP is a great way of making sure this happens, and just one of the ways we seek to involve the next generation in decision-making.

Find out more

Email info.youth@camden.gov.uk or tel 0207 974 7253.

The Young MP election is organised by staff in Camden’s youth service and local young people. Visit the website to find out more and download a candidate pack.

The election to choose the borough’s Young MP and two Deputy Young MPs takes place from Monday, 17 March 2014 in all our secondary schools and youth centres.



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