The Youth Select Committee (YSC) is a British Youth Council
initiative, supported by the House of Commons. The eleven committee
members are aged 11-18 and include a Member of the UK Youth
Parliament (MYPs), a Young Mayor, one elected representative from
each of the devolved nations, a Youth Councillor and reserved
This years Youth Select Committee will focuss on Mental Health
Services, which has been chosen by UK Youth Parliament as the
priority campaign, following Make Your Mark (90,549 young people
voted for it) and the House of Commons Sitting and is highlighted
in the British Youth Council's manifesto.
Applications to join the panel have now closed and the
successful candidates will by informed by 20th March
(evening). Please be aware that you may be called for a
telephone interview in the week 11 - 18 March.
For more information, please contact:
Anna Sterckx, National Projects Co-ordinator at the
British Youth Council on 07956 681150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2014 Youth Select Committee embarked on an inquiry
into lowering the voting age to 16, where it will explore the
issues and arguments around votes at 16.
Including press contacts.