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Category: Votes at 16

Our Article

As a response to Claire Fox’s views on votes at 16, published in the The MJ Magazine, our ChairThe Youth Councillor who runs the meeting, heads up the organisation and has the casting vote. Or something to sit on but probably the first one on our site :-)… More produced an amazing article.  It answers …

A week ago we learnt a new word…

filibuster verb [ I or T ] /ˈfɪl.ɪ.bʌs.tər/ to make a long speech in order to delay or prevent a new law being made Available from: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/filibuster We also lost a little bit of faith in democracy. As a youth council we supported our local MPMember of Parliament – A member of parliament is an elected …

Private Members Bill No.9

Votes as 16 has been a strong subject expressed by the Youth in Oldham, and in England. Allowing 16 and 17 year olds to vote in general elections, private members billA bill that is won by Members of Parliament, which allows them to write a bill that has the possibility to pass through Parliament and …

Motion to Full Council – Marouf Ahmed

I first did a motion to fill council a few months after joining the Youth Council. The motion to be proposed was votes at 16, something I was very passionate about and still am to this day. I had done a lot of work for the campaign and even helped to write the motion and …