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Tag: 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 …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 02/08/17

WELCOME Apologies from Saadiqah B., Khadija A., Brandon G., Jess C., Sarah N., Samah K. Amber started of the meeting with ‘Guess the Councillor’ activity.   VOTES AT 16 UPDATE Attendees of the second meeting for Votes at 16 Bill planning gave feedback to the Youth Council about the plans and discussions that have developed …

Youthforia 03/12/16

Oldham Youth Council attended the BYC Convention 3 and Youthforia meeting last weekend, held at Manchester Metropolitan University.  Topic’s of discussion included the UKYP campaigns (votes at 16 and curriculum for life) plus a consultation on how Youthforia is doing. From the mouths of attendees: YCllr Marouf Ahmed, Chair of OYC On 3rd December Oldham …