The British Youth Council and UK Youth Parliament are pleased to be partnering up with the Sky News' "Stand Up Be Counted campaign" in the run up to the General Election.
Following the British Youth Council's Youth Select Committee YES recommendation, lowering the voting age to 16, the leader of the Labour Party, Ed Milliband MP, pledged that they would introduce votes for 16 legislation in the first year of a new Parliament, ready for elections in May 2016.
Winners of the Paul Boskett MBE Award have been announced. This years sitting marked the introduction of the award in memory of Paul Boskett MBE a valued, respected and loved champion of the British Youth Council and the UK Youth Parliament.
BYC reveals the winners of the latest round of Youth on Board Awards. Youth on Board (YOB) Awards celebrate innovative youth participation projects from organisations and individuals around the UK.
Each month we invite youth representatives, including Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs), Deputy Members of Youth Parliament (DMYPs), Youth Councillors, Young Mayors and Deputy Young Mayors to share their stories of the positive activities they have been engaging in recently.