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Members of Youth Parliament at work in the Commons

Somerset Members of Youth Parliament debate burning issues for the young in Commons

Young people from Somerset have been to Westminster tackling key issues for their peer group – including the prospect of votes at 16 and cheaper transport. Supported by Somerset County Council, Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs) Eve Anderson (Sedgemoor & Mendip), Leonie Robertson (South Somerset) and Kira Lewis (Taunton Deane & West Somerset) were among […]

Somerset young people speak up at Parliament

For some, a trip to London might involve a spot of shopping, taking in a West End show and travelling by tube. But for three Somerset youngsters, a recent trip to the capital gave them a chance to have their voices heard at Parliament. Members of the Somerset in Care Council (SiCC) and Leaving Care […]