Young people are, by definition, the future of democracy. The more engaged and involved young people are with the political process, the more likely they are to become active, particpating citizens throughout their lives.
With votes at 16 back on the agenda, a higher profile for bodies like the youth Parliament, and the establishment of Youth Mayors at Local Authority level, our institutions look to be moving in a more encouraging direction.
This theme will look at how we create a political climate that encourages young people to get involved with politics, and helps to equip them to do so.
You can see all our blogposts which come under the ‘Involving Young People in Democracy’ theme by clicking here.