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    Are you over 16 and living in Wales? Are you registered to vote? How much do you know about how to register, how to vote and why your vote matters? Go to our Wales 2016 website to find out more.

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.

Wales 2016 - Find out more about the 2016 elections

Are you over 16 and living in Wales? Are you registered to vote?

How much do you know about how to register, how to vote and why your vote matters?

Go to our Wales 2016 website to find out more.

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Paul Glaze, Chief Executive for the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS).

Why are the Assembly elections important to me? – Paul Glaze

  As the National Assembly for Wales’s election approaches on 5 May, we have asked Paul Glaze; Chief Executive for the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS), and Prof. Sally Holland; Children’s Commissioner for Wales, to answer a big question – “why are the Assembly elections important to you?” This is what Paul […]

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Prof. Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales

Why are the Assembly elections important to me? – Prof. Sally Holland

As the National Assembly for Wales’s election approaches on 5 May, we have asked Paul Glaze; Chief Executive for the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS), and Prof. Sally Holland; Children’s Commissioner for Wales, to answer a big question – “why are the Assembly elections important to you?” This is what Prof. Sally Holland had […]

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Dissolution

Here is your guide to what will happen at the Assembly between 6 April 2016 and the election on 5 May 2016. What is dissolution? ‘Dissolution’ is the term used to describe the end of a parliamentary term—a full term of five years in the case of the Assembly. When will this take place? Dissolution […]

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Apply for an apprenticeship at the National Assembly for Wales

Are you between 16-24 and looking for a paid training opportunity? The Assembly is looking for 4 apprentices to work in different departments across the organisation… The deadline for applications was 10.00 Tuesday 29 March, 2016 and has now passed. View current job vacancies What’s the job? The placements are based in Cardiff Bay. The scheme […]

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A Level Government and Politics Conference 2016

170 young people, 2 days, 1 location = Lots of discussion! The National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff Bay hosted 170 young people studying A Level Politics over two days to learn, discuss, debate and contribute to the work of the Assembly. Watch a video of the event below: The main theme of the conference […]

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