Should young people have the right to stand in local elections?
In this lesson we will explore what the role of the local council and councillor is. We will then consider whether it is important for young people to be able to stand for election to represent the views of other young people for the local area. You will be given the opportunity to develop your speech making skills as part of this lesson.
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Lesson summary: Should young people have the right to stand in local elections?
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For 5 mins...
On the spot:
Take part in The Big Ask.
The Children's Commissioner for England wants to know what matters to young people.
Share your views and have your voice heard.
This was the final lesson in the unit How can young people play an active role in democracy?.