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Students presenting their manifesto

Mock Election at Llandrillo College

Recently we spent a day talking politics and The National Assembly for Wales with a fantastic group of Life Skills students at Llandrillo College. We began by looking at the subjects the Assembly is responsible for and had some great discussions on a variety of issues that have been debated in the Senedd. The students […]

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Youth Parliament for Wales Update

I am delighted that over five thousand of you took time to tell us before the summer what you thought about our plans to establish a youth parliament for Wales. Some of the main things you all agreed on include; • elections should be held to choose members of a youth parliament, • members should […]

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Imogen's Assembly Ambassador Session

Assembly Ambassadors session – Imogen from 5th Llanishen Guides, Cardiff.

I’m Imogen Blacklidge and I am a part of 5th Llanishen Guides. In February half term I went to Bronerion which is GirlGuiding Cymru’s headquarter and took part in an Assembly Ambassadors session led by Caryl Hughes. We learnt about the National Assembly and Welsh politics. I found the session very interesting because I am […]

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Young people from Digartref Community Voice Project in Cardiff Bay

Guest Blog – Community Voice Project, Digartref Ynys Môn

The Community Voice project at Digartref aims to have the voices heard of people suffering from, or having been affected by, homelessness. We have worked closely with Anglesey County Council in order to improve the services for homelessness and raise awareness of the impacts homelessness has on an individual. We recently won an award in […]

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Your Assembly Ambassadors – Pentrehafod Student Parliament

Learning on a Live Building Site Our school is a Rights Respecting School and, as such, student voice is very important. We have a Student Parliament, where students’ are selected, through an election process to represent their peers on the student cabinet. This is particularly important to us at present, as our school is currently […]

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Your Assembly Ambassadors – Crickhowell High School Council

Last week members of Crickhowell High School Council took part in the consultation on setting up a Welsh Youth Parliament, and welcomed the opportunity to share their ideas on how it should operate. On 19 October 2016, following a unanimous vote of support from Assembly Members, the Assembly Commission agreed to explore the feasibility of […]

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Emily and all the students at Pentre Controlled Primary School, Chirk

Your Assembly Ambassador – Emily from Girlguiding Cymru

Hello! My name is Emily Jones and I’m 13 and from Chirk, North Wales. This February the girl guides that I’m part of participated in a first aid/medical holiday in Broneirion which is guiding headquarters. We learnt lots of interesting things about what to do in an emergency situation and different illnesses that affect people. […]

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A New Youth Parliament for Wales

THANK YOU. On 19 October 2016, following a unanimous vote of support from Assembly Members, the Assembly Commission agreed to explore the feasibility of establishing a Welsh Youth Parliament, and the Llywydd, Elin Jones AM, announced her intention to establish a Welsh Youth Parliament. We asked you what you wanted YOUR youth parliament to look […]

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