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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Parc Primary School

On an extremely wet day in June a group from the School and Eco Councils at Parc Primary School, Treorchy, enjoyed an educational visit to Cardiff Bay. The visit began in Siambr Hywel, the debating chamber where the first ever meeting of the National Assembly of Wales was held fifteen years ago. The pupils sat […]

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A new partnership for the WBQ

A new working partnership has been formed between the National Assembly’s Education Outreach Team, Aberystwyth University and the National Library to provide a series of workshops for WBQ students. During a designated Welsh Baccalaureate Week during in summer term, schools (mostly from Communities First areas) will travel to Aberystwyth for this experience. The Assembly’s input […]

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Plas Dwbl students develop their democratic voice

Following a series of Outreach Education workshops, students from Plas Dwbl Farm College in Pembrokeshire decided to make the most of their new democratic awareness and submit a petition to the National Assembly for Wales. The petition calls on the National Assembly to urge the Welsh Government to provide more opportunities for unemployed young people […]

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