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Could you be one of Camden's next Youth MPs?

Young people across Camden go to the polls from 27 June to 10 July 2022 to elect new Camden Youth MPs and Deputy Youth MPs. Could you be one of Camden's next Youth MPs? 

Young people aged 13 to 19 who wish to stand as candidates can apply before Tuesday, 1 April 2022 by filling in the form in this candidates pack. You can also download a Youth MP election flyer here

The two Youth MPs and two Deputy Youth MPs (four young people in total), will have a two-year term and be the voice for Camden young people, putting forward their views at a local level but also at a regional and national level through the UK Youth Parliament.

Your newly-elected Youth MPs and Deputy Youth MPs will: 

  • lead Camden Youth Council
  • attend regional and national events
  • attend the UKYP national meeting to decide on future campaigns
  • attend the UKYP event at the House of Commons to debate and vote on national campaigns
  • meet senior Council officers, councillors and other local decision-makers
  • visit schools and youth clubs
  • oversee the progress of the issues outlined by young people at the Camden Shout Out
  • represent the views of local young people at a range of council and community meetings. 

The  Camden Youth MP Election 2022 is organised by staff in Camden’s Integrated Youth Support Service and local young people. Find out more here or email [email protected]