Members of the Youth Council

Youth Council

Could you be one of Islington’s next youth councillors?

If you are aged 13-17, live or go to school in Islington or are looked after by Islington Council, this is your chance to be the voice of your generation.

Every two years, 14 youth councillors are elected to represent the young people of Islington. It is a great opportunity to have your say and make the borough a better place for people your age.

If you are interested in becoming a youth councillor, please look carefully at the information in the links on this page. If you wish to run as a candidate, you will need to fill out the online registration form by Wednesday 28 September.

Voting in the Youth Council elections

Voting for the youth council election will take place from 1 to 10 November (Election Day), with the results announced on Monday 14 November. Last time, over 5,000 young people voted in the elections – let’s see if we can get even more of you to have your say this year!

Find out more about the election here.

What the Youth Councillors do

Watch the Islington Youth Council film below to learn more about what the youth councillors do on a day-to-day basis.

The youth councillors take part in a number of activities (including attending meetings, taking part in consultations, engaging other young people through social media and holding to account Council leaders and decision makers) to support their work in making progress with their priorities.

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