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Your new MYP - Adam Rennie!

My name is Adam Rennie, I’m 15 years old and I attend Hollingworth Academy. I am your new Member of Youth Parliament (MYP) for Rochdale Borough Constituency as I won the 2020 MYP elections with roughly 25% out of 9500 votes between six candidates, I am still in touch with most of them and we […]
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VOTE NOW!!!

Voting in the democratic elections for the Member of UK Youth Parliament for the Borough of Rochdale is now open! If you live, or attend education in, Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton, Littleborough, Wardle, Bellfield or Milnrow, then you have the right to vote who the next MYP should be. Their role is to represent YOU, whether […]
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Our MYP on BBC Radio Manchester

You read right! Our very own Member of Youth Parliament (MYP) was interviewed on BBC Radio Manchester. Last week Anita Okunde, student at Kingsway Park High School and former Deputy Member of Youth Parliament, was interviewed by BBC in Rochdale Town Hall to discuss her plans, aims, and targets for the future. Go ahead and […]
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Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet's Week of Action

This week is the Week of Action, an event that was organised by Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet. It is a chance for young people to learn about mental health, and mental health issues through a session planned and delivered by young people. Before we get into that, however, I feel that it is important to […]
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MakeYourMark Results!

This year, 6712 young people aged 11 - 18 from across the borough of Rochdale voted in the national Make Your Mark consultation!  The results have now been submitted to the UK Youth Parliament and the top 3 issues for young people in the Rochdale Borough are: Mental Health - mental health services should be improved with young people's […]
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Former MYP Awarded the Diana Award

Sarah Mahmood, aged 16, is the former Member of UK Youth Parliament for the borough of Rochdale and has been recognised by the Royal Family for all her hard work with support of the Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet.  Sarah will be presented with the Diana Award, the most prestigious award a young person can receive, […]
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Votes At 16!-Our Video to all MPs

We made a video to encourage MPs to come to the House of Commons on November 3rd  to discuss if 16-17-year-olds should have the right to vote.What do you think?For information visit here:https://www.byc.org.uk/campaigns/votes-at-16 Thanks to everyone who helped! Credits: Editing and photography: Mel Greenwood Featuring: Louis Tweedale Myiesha Amani Laila Kayani Farris Aslaam Elise Heap Dylan Langley Mel […]
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Cheaper Transport for 16-18 Year Olds!!!

After years of campaigning locally and regionally, a big step has finally been taken to provide young people with cheaper transport.  Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet (RBYC) have been involved in the Greater Manchester youth Assembly (GMYA) and having their say in the GM Devolution over the past few years.  One of the biggest issues raised […]
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Youth Voice Report Spring 2017!

Heard about Rochdale borough youth cabinet, the Member of Youth Parliament, Children's Council, Young Carers Forum or the Children in Care Council and wonder what exactly they get up to across Rochdale borough, the North West and the UK?  Take a look at the report to see what they did over spring and what impact […]
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RBYC Meeting Minutes from 16th March 2017

  Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet   Minutes Date of Meeting: Thurs 16th March 2017 Time From To 18:00 20:00 Venue: Matthew Moss Youth Centre   AGENDA ITEM Item ACTION 1 Welcome   1.1 All members welcomed by the new chair and MYP, Sarah Mahmood. AM mentioned few apologies sent. None 2 Updates   2.1 Louis […]
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Newly Elected MYP & Deputy for Rochdale Borough with 11,000 Votes!

On Wednesday 15th February, the results of the democratic Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) Elections for the Rochdale Borough were anno0unced at Rochdale Town Hall.  Tabitha Rusden, the former MYP and Amelia Betham, the former Deputy MYP, handed the medals over to the new Deputy, Louis Tweedale, and the new MYP, Sarah Mahmood, both from […]
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Final words

Hello, I am writing my final words as Member of UK Youth Parliament for the Rochdale borough. It is in my greatest pleasure to be writing on here, but also a sad and emotional time at this stage to be saying my goodbye to you all. I have enjoyed every moment of being member of youth […]
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Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet (RBYC) Minutes 05/01/17

Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet, run by Rochdale Youth Service, meet fortnightly and is chaired by the Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) for the Borough of Rochdale.  They discuss issues young people face across the borough and take action to improve the lives of young people and make sure their voices are being heard.  Please […]
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The 6 Candidates for the Rochdale MYP Elections are...

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" saved_tabs="all" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid" global_module="424"] Tabitha Rusden is the current Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) for the Borough of Rochdale and her term of office will end on 28th February 2017.  So, who will take her place?  Young people from across the borough applied to be the […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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RBYC Minutes 27th Oct 16

AGENDA ITEM Item ACTION 1 Welcome   1.1 All members welcomed and AM mentioned few apologies sent. None 2 Updates   2.1 Iqra – busy with uni work and the steering group for YoFo. Recently wrote a blog for Public Health England to be published soon. Ran a workshop on racism and discrimination in the […]
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Make Your Mark - Results!!!

A record 5570 young people from across Rochdale borough aged 11 - 19 voted in the national Make Your Mark consultation this year through schools, colleges and youth groups, that's over 25% of our youth population!  The top 3 issues voted for across the borough are: Transport Tacking racist and religious discrimination Raising awareness of sexual […]
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Rochdale Youth Voice Update

Want to know more about what the Member of UK Youth Parliament for the borough of Rochdale, Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet, Children's Council and Children in Care Council have been up to recently?  Take a look at our termly report from July to September 2016 to find out in more detail!  rys-youth-voice-termly-report-summer16
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Elections for the next Member of UK Youth Parliament for Rochdale Borough

Young people between the ages of 11 and 17 have now applied to be the next Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) for the Borough of Rochdale.  All those who have applied will be attending an interview on Thursday 8th December, where they will be observed by young people to see how good they are at […]
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Youth Voice Structure

All the information about what these groups are involved in, how the have their voices heard and when they take place is listed below.  If you are interested in being involved in any of these, please feel free to contact Angela McCormack on 07527 385 759 or angela.mccormack@rochdale.gov.uk Youth Forums and School Councils: The Township Area and […]
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MAKE YOUR MARK - VOTE NOW!!!

Make Your Mark is a national consultation  which all young people can participate in.  The ballot paper shows 10 issues which affect young people across the UK and young people tick which is the most important issue to them.  The top 5 voted issues are then debated on in House of Commons between MYPs from across the UK on Friday […]
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British Youth Council Annual Sitting

Tabitha Rusden, the Rochdale Borough MYP, attended the Annual Sitting with MYPs from across the UK from 22nd - 24th July at York University.  Tabitha was representing all young people from the Rochdale Borough and attended workshops to learn new skills about how to campaign and make life better for young people locally, regionally and […]
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Northern Powerhouse

Young people from across the North of England are working together to try and overcome the North/South divide and encourage more people to invest in Northern England as much as they do in Southern England.  On Saturday 9th July, RBYC members attended a Northern Powerhouse event at Huddersfield University to share their views on transport, […]
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MEMBER OF YOUTH PARLIAMENT FOR ROCHDALE

Hello, I am Tabitha Rusden, the Member of UK Youth Parliament for the borough of Rochdale.  I was elected in February with 10,376 votes from young people across the borough.  My 3 campaigns points I was elected on are: bringing back work experience, cheaper transport and living wage.  If you have any enquiries please don't […]
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