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UK Youth Parliament (UKYP)

Information about UKYP and how to keep updated.

UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) (opens in a new window) is a programme run by the British Youth Council (opens in a new window). They provide opportunities for 11- to 18-year-olds to use their voice in creative ways to bring about social change.

Every year, Dorset's young people elect 2 members of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) and 2 Deputy Members of Youth Parliament (DMYP) to represent Dorset nationally.

They attend national events throughout the year, including:

  • the UK Youth Parliament's annual sitting
  • the annual House of Commons debate

Get updates

Find out more up to date information about Dorset Youth:

Youth Voice Forums for young people

Anyone can join Youth Voice Forums at any time to raise awareness of young people's issues.

There are different channels you can use to share your views on issues affecting young people.

By joining these groups, events or forums, you can:

  • raise awareness of specific issues that affect young people
  • help improve skills
  • gain new skills and meet new people

If you're interested:

Dorset Young Facilitators

We're looking for young people who want to train and develop themselves in facilitation (for example, leading a meeting) and leadership.

Throughout the year, we have paid opportunities for 16 to 25 year olds to help us lead (or facilitate) sessions.

If you're interested:

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