Youth Council

If you are a young person (aged 11 to 19 or up to 25 with special educational needs and disabilities)  who wants to have a say about things that matter to YOU and you want to help influence decisions made about YOUR life, then come along to North Lincolnshire Youth Council.

What’s it all about?

The Youth Council seeks to:

  • provide a forum for young people to have a voice on things that matter to them
  • represent and communicate the views of young people aged between 11 and 20 in North Lincolnshire to decision makers and the wider North Lincolnshire community
  • communicate and promote the views of young people
  • raise the profile  of young people in a positive way
  • encourage young people to be good citizens, so they act with understanding and communicate between themselves and their communities
  • highlight issues affecting young people

Further details regarding the role and remit of the Youth Council can be found in the Constitution papers below:

Meetings will be held on the following dates from 6pm to 8.30pm.

  • 28 February 2019 – the
  • 21 March 2019 –  the Learning Development Centre
  • 25 April 2019 – venue to be confirmed
  • 23 May 2019 – venue to be confirmed
  • 20 June 2019 – venue to be confirmed
  • 18 July 2019 – Annual General Meeting – 4pm to 6.30pm – Church Square House

There is an expanding age range of children and young people attending the Youth Council.  In order to accommodate the different issues and views that affect members, the meetings now start at 6pm and follow the normal procedure until 8pm.

After 8pm members will be invited to stay for a further 30 minutes to  participate in debates. This offers the opportunity for young people to discuss issues that may concern them and develop debating skills.

Key communications from the Youth Council meetings are listed below: