Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

More than 300 members of Great Britain’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual… read more

More than 300 members of Great Britain’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate. The students debated five topics that would be considered for their national campaign. They discussed public transportation costs, better employment opportunities, marriage equality, an equal national minimum wage, and a curriculum that better prepares students in life skills. Speaker of the House John Bercow presided over the morning and afternoon sessions, with a few remarks by other members of Parliament. Following their debate, the students voted that of the five topics debated “curriculum for life skills” would be the issue for their national campaign.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Emily Adams Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South West
  • Hamzah Ahmed Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North West
  • Jaawad Ashraf Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->West Midlands
  • Alex Atkins Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Wales
  • Steven Atkins Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North West
  • Justine Avis Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Germany
  • Mems Ayinla Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South East
  • John Bercow Speaker, House of Commons United Kingdom
  • Martyn Bonham Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East Midlands
  • Alicia Brittain Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East Midlands
  • Alish Brown Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East of England
  • Natasha Brown Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->West Midlands
  • Nick Brown Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North West
  • Lizzie Callinan Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Yorkshire and Humber
  • John Cameron Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Northern Ireland
  • Jessica Colston Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North West
  • Adam Cousins Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Wales
  • Callum Crozier Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North East
  • Solomon Curtis Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South East
  • Liam Cutler Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North Yorkshire
  • Ryan Davies Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Wales
  • Ladan Dirie Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->London
  • Abbi Dodds Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North East
  • Laurie Donaldson Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Scotland
  • Oliver Donnelly Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Northern Ireland
  • Moya Dunne Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South West
  • Angela Eagle Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Wallasey
  • Benjamin Farns Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South East
  • Jordan Fenlon Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->London
  • Charley Finch Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South West
  • Benedikta Fones Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South West
  • Sam Foulder-Hughes Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South West
  • Mundia Fundi Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->London
  • Daniel Gilmore Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North West
  • Holly Girven Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East Midlands
  • Ghazaleh Habibfar Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North East
  • David Hall Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->London
  • Uzair Hashmi Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East Midlands
  • Ben Hopkins Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Wales
  • Alex Hunt Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East of England
  • Matthew Ingram Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Wales
  • Ebony James Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North West
  • Alex Jenner Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->West Midlands
  • Sarah Jindou Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Lewisham
  • Chante Joseph Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->London
  • Sumaiya Karim Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South East
  • Laila Khan Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->London
  • Sana Khan Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North West
  • Helen Lamb Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North East
  • Rhiordan Langan-Fortune Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Scotland
  • Andrew Lansley Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->South Cambridgeshire
  • Jack Lewis Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->London
  • Rosie Lord Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South East
  • Mohammed Mamsa Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->West Midlands
  • Suaiymah Manzoor-Khan Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North West
  • Alice Bettis Marsh Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South West
  • Claudia Marshall Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South West
  • Jack Matthews Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South West
  • Nola McDermott Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Northern Ireland
  • Kate Moore Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South East
  • Daisy Murphy Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North West
  • Emma Neibig Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North East
  • Emily Nicholas Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Yorkshire and Humber
  • Ashleigh O'Mahony Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East Midlands
  • Owolabi Oderinde Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament
  • Anne-Marie Ola Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East of England
  • Jake Orros Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->London
  • Natalie Pavelin Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East of England
  • Jessica Peters Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Wales
  • Michaela Philpot Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East of England
  • Jake Pitt Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South West
  • Joel Price Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Wales
  • Kate Reynolds Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East of England
  • Keaton Robinson Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Yorkshire and Humber
  • Natalie Robinson Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East Midlands
  • Sophie Rodgers Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament
  • Ben Rowden Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North East
  • Bethany Scott Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South East
  • Hannah Scragg Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->West Midlands
  • Jade Sexton Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Germany
  • Rahib Shabir Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Yorkshire and Humberside
  • Hajat Shakeel Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament
  • Tom Shearsmith Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Yorkshire and Humberside
  • Evie Snee Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Yorkshire and Humber
  • Kay Sutherland Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South East
  • Muhammad Abu Bakr Syddek Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament
  • Edward Timpson Parliamentary Under Secretary British Department of Education->Children and Families
  • Rory Tinker Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->East of England
  • Amaka Uchegbu Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Yorkshire and Humberside
  • Rebecca Urosevic Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->West Midlands
  • Matt Walker Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Wales
  • Taylor Wileman Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Yorkshire and Humberside
  • Matthew Wilson Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North East
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Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

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Program ID:
309601-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Dec 21, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 10, 2013

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  • Dec 21, 2012 | 9:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jan 10, 2013 | 1:47am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 10, 2013 | 3:26am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 10, 2013 | 4:30am EST | C-SPAN 3

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