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    Youth Parliament

    The Assembly has committed to creating a Youth Parliament. Check this section for updates and to see how you can get involved.

Young People, Politics and Democracy in Wales

This is a dedicated website for young people to learn about the National Assembly for Wales – what it does and how it affects young people living in Wales. Everyone in Wales should have a say in how their country is run and one way of doing this is by voting in National Assembly for Wales elections. But what if you're not old enough to vote yet? Or don’t feel you know enough about politics to vote? There are still lots of ways you can make a difference and get your voice heard in Wales, and this website will show you how you can make sure your voice is heard!

We want young people to be at the heart of this website, so make sure you get involved through Twitter, Facebook or by emailing yourassembly@assembly.wales.

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Changing the name of the National Assembly for Wales: What do you think?

We want you to tell us what you think about a proposal to change the name of the National Assembly for Wales. Why now? If the UK Parliament passes a law (called the Wales Bill) in early 2017, it will give the National Assembly for Wales the power to make a new law to change its […]

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A Week with Rhun ap Iorwerth, Ynys Môn’s Assembly Member

Guest blog from Iestyn Hughes My name is Iestyn Hughes and I am a History and Politics graduate. During the week from the 31 January to the 3 February I went on work experience with Rhun ap Iorwerth, the Plaid Cymru Assembly Member for Ynys Mon, spending three days in his constituency office in Llangefni and […]

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Your Assembly Ambassador – Cleddau Reach VC Primary School Council

Shwmae! We are Year 6 members of the Cleddau Reach School Council. These are some of the thoughts from our School Council about how to improve our local communities. Drinking in Wales We definitely think that in Wales nobody should be allowed to drive after drinking alcohol. If people drink we think they should use […]

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Coleg Sir Gâr Students Share Their Experiences

55 students from Coleg Sir Gâr, whose academic level ranged from E1 through to E3/L1, took part in a recent Assembly inquiry on proposed changes to the additional learning needs (ALN) framework for young people in Wales. The Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill aims to create a unified system for supporting learners […]

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Your Assembly Ambassador – Lauren from Girlguiding Cymru

My name is Lauren Kerr and I am a member of the Senior Section which is part of Girlguiding. I have been a member of Girlguiding for 8 years and during this time I have had many experiences and picked up new skills along the way. During the October half-term last year, I went to […]

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