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Liverpool Schools' Parliament

The Parliament gives an opportunity for the young people of Liverpool to have a voice on matters of concern and to be heard by the people who have influence in the running of the city of Liverpool. The Parliament meets as 2 separate Houses. The Upper House represents those young people aged 11-19. The Lower House represents those young people aged 7-11. Meetings of the Parliament take place in the Council Chamber of Liverpool Town Hall. Liverpool Schools’ Parliament is an official committee of Liverpool City Council. All decisions made by the Parliament are passed on to Liverpool City Council.
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Our Schools' Parliament representatives for this academic year are our Head Boy and Head Girl, 
Dan and Grace, both from Y6. They are members of the Lower House and will meet regularly with other primary age pupils at Liverpool Town Hall.

First Model United Kingdom Parliament

On 7th December Dan and Grace visited Hope University. They were involved in the first Model United Kingdom Parliament and had a great time seeing how motions pass through the real UK Parliament. We may see them in the House of Commons yet!

Programme for Lower House Liverpool Schools’ Parliament 2016-17

 

Make Your Mark [MYM] Campaign – from start of term until Friday 14th October Schools’ Parliament in Liverpool will be leading on UK Youth Parliament’s Make Your Mark Campaign 2016-17. This is the largest consultation with young people [Years 6 to 13] carried out in the UK – last year over 5,000 young people in Liverpool voted to choose the 2 national campaigns for UKYP – raising awareness of Mental Health issues and tackling Hate Crime. 10 issues for Ballot Paper were decided at Annual Sitting of UKYP held at York University at the end of July. Schools’ Parliament is looking for Make Your Mark Champions to help lead on voting within their schools.   More details to follow.

 

Thursday 29th Septemberfull day INSET at Liverpool Town Hall from 9.45 am until 3.00 pm with lunch provided - in morning this will include meet the Decision Makers which will include representatives from Public Health, CAMHS, the Police, Merseytravel along with Councillor Nick Small, Cabinet Member for Education and Councillor Lynnie Hinnigan, Mayoral Lead for Youth and Citizen Engagement.

 

Monday 17th Octoberelection of Junior Lord Mayors at Liverpool Town Hall from 9.45 am until 12.00 pm – note that each school is only allowed to put forward 1 candidate to be Junior Lord Mayor

For those elected as Young Lord Mayors only there will be an Inauguration Ceremony at Liverpool Town Hall on Wednesday 2nd November from 1.00 pm until 3.00 pm.

 

Wednesday 7th December - Model UK Parliament will be taking place at Hope University’s Childwall Campus – from 9.45 am until 2.30 pm - maximum of 50 children.

 

Meetings in 2017 are scheduled for the following dates – all are in Town Hall with 1.00 pm start and 2.30 pm finish:

  • Monday 30th January [HMD Event]
  • Wednesday 15th March
  • Tuesday 4th July
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