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Reading Youth Cabinet News


9th JUNE 2015 - Manifesto published

The Reading Youth Cabinet manifesto has now been published on - check it out here to see what they are planning to achieve in 2015

14th MAY 2015 - MYP's and campaigns chosen

The Youth Cabinet have now voted to select their Member of Youth Parliament (MYP), and Deputy MYP.  Adrian Rodriguez will represent as MYP from March 2015 - February 2016, with Aneesa Bses his deputy.  Mental Health, and PSHE Reform, have been chosen as the campaigns for this year, so watch this space!


12th FEBRUARY 2015 - Consultation Report Published

You may remember that on the back of the Youth Cabinet election paper in December, was a consultation.  Well, almost 3,000 of you completed this, up from 2,500 last year.  The results of this consultation have now been analysed, and you can see the results here!


6th JANUARY 2015 - New Youth Cabinet To Meet

Newly elected member s of Reading Youth Cabinet will be meeting for the first time at the new Reading Civic Centre today.  14 new members will join seven going into their second year.  We wish them the best of luck as they start working towards putting together their campaigns for 2015!


22nd APRIL 2014 - 2014 Manifesto Launched

The Reading Youth Cabinet have today launched their 2014 Manifesto, detailing what they will be working on over the course of this year.  They will be undertaking three campaigns - Mental Health, Your Future Your Way, and Child Abuse.  For a full copy of the manifesto, click here


11th APRIL 2014 - Meeting with Rob Wilson MP

Ellie (Member of Youth Parliament for Reading - MYP), Beth (Deputy MYP) and David (Youth Cabinet chair) today met with the MP for Reading East, Rob Wilson.  Amongst other things they discussed the campaigns for this year, and Rob offered lots of positive and creative ideas.


25th MARCH 2014 - Full Council Support Votes@16

Ellie and David, our MYP and Chair, today presented a motion to Reading Borough Council Councillors, in the hope of getting their support for the Votes@16 campaign - a national campaign run by the UK Youth Parliament to lower the voting age to 16.  After some intense debate, the Council voted to support the campaign, a fantastic result!


25th MARCH 2014 - RYC go to the Hospital

In a change to their usual meeting place of the Civic Centre in Reading, today the Youth Cabinet were invited to hold their meeting in the Board Room at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.  The facilities were very impressive, and a big thankyou goes to Janice and Arran at the hospital for organising it for us!