Month: November 2016

Rochdale MYP Debates in the House of Commons

On Friday 11th November Tabitha Rusden, the Member of UK Youth Parliament for the Borough of Rochdale, joined 275 other elected MYPs from across the UK to debate on the top issues recently voted by nearly 1 million young people in the national Make Your Mark consultation.  MYPs sat together with others from their region and the photo above shows all the MYPs from across the North West of England.  The Right Honour John Bercow MP chaired the event as the Speaker of the House of Commons and allowed young people to have their say for and against each issue.  The...

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Outcomes of the Rochdale Question Time Event!

In the national Make Your Mark consultation 5570 young people from across the Rochdale Borough voted which issues were affecting them the most.  The local results are slightly different to the national results and the top 3 issues voted in Rochdale are: Transport – make public transport cheaper, better and accessible for all. Tackling racist and religious discrimination, particularly against people who are Muslim or Jewish – all young people should work together to combat racism and other forms of discrimination, and ensure we know the dangers of such hatred. Raising awareness of sexual harassment in schools – let’s...

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Make Your Mark

Make your mark is a national campaign that all young people participate in. It is a a 10 issue ballot paper that young people tick one to be an important issue. The top 3 are then debated on in house of commons between MYP’S and then made to be a national campaign. It gets all young people involved and brings schools involved. you are eligible to sign up by the website or encourage schools and other young people to sign up so more young people have a say in the Rochdale borough. Tweet Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like...

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