Redbridge youngsters to vote for their Members of Youth Parliament

youthp-1Members of Youth Parliament take part in an annual debate in the House of Commons

Voting will take place this month to elect Redbridge’s two Members of Youth Parliament.

All young people (11- to 18-year-olds) who live or study in Redbridge are eligible to vote, and ballots will be delivered to secondary schools, colleges and other centres around the borough. “A total of 96 young people applied to take part in the election and 10 candidates were selected,” said a Redbridge Council spokesperson.

The Youth Parliament term starts in March and runs for two years.