Annual British Youth Parliament Debate, Closing Remarks and Voting Results

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. In this portion, closing remarks were made and the students voted that of the topics that had been debated that day, voting rights for teens should be the focus for the coming year. Speaker of the House John Bercow, who presided, commented on the controversy over whether the Youth Parliament should be seated in the House of Commons. close

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  • Hurd, Nick Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Ruislip-Nothwood
  • Ward, Katie Member United Kingdom Youth Parliament->Yorkshire and Humber
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Program ID:
316509-6
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Dec 27, 2013
Last Aired:
Dec 30, 2013

Airing Details

  • Dec 27, 2013 | 6:14pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 30, 2013 | 3:38pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 2013 | 4:35pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO