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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Young people from The Pod and Assembly Members Mark Isherwood AM and Michelle Brown AM

Holyhead Young People question their Assembly Members

A couple of weeks ago, young people who regularly visit a youth Pod in Holyhead, Anglesey, received a visit from two of their North Wales regional Assembly Members, Mark Isherwood AM and Michelle Brown AM. Following a visit from the Youth Engagement team, when the young people learnt about the National Assembly for Wales and […]

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Alice and Lauren receiving their certificates from Michelle Brown AM

Your Assembly Ambassadors receive their certificates

On Friday 5 May, Alice and Lauren, who have delivered their own sessions in order to educate their peers on the National Assembly for Wales, were handed their Your Assembly Ambassador Certificate by their North Wales Regional Assembly Member, Michelle Brown AM. Alice delivered her session to a group of year 7 pupils at her […]

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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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