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

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  • Adams, Emily Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->South West
  • Ahmed, Hamzah Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->North West
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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

Airing Details

  • Dec 21, 2012 | 9:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 2012 | 2:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 2012 | 4:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 2012 | 5:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2012 | 9:46am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 26, 2012 | 11:24am EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Dec 31, 2012 | 1:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 31, 2012 | 3:37am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 31, 2012 | 4:42am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 09, 2013 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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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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