Agenda and draft minutes

Youth Cabinet
Monday, 11th September, 2017 5.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Andrea Tomlinson  Democratic Services

Items
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YC.2

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Councillor Members of the Youth Cabinet are asked whether they have an interest in any item on the agenda and if so to formally declare that interest.

 

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made at the meeting

YC.3

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 44 KB

The Minutes of the last meeting held on 13 July 2017 are attached.

Minutes:

That the Minutes of the previous meeting held on 13 June 2017 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

YC.4

MATTERS ARISING

Minutes:

There were no matters arising from the Minutes of the Last Meeting.

YC.5

YOUTH PARLIAMENT UPDATE

Numair will give an update at the meeting

Minutes:

Numair explained that he had attended the Youth Parliament in Liverpool. A lot of issues had been discussed in relation to what the Make your Mark campaign would be for this year. There had been a large number of suggestions and they had to be cut down to 10 policies that would then be voted on.

 

YC.6

MAKE YOUR MARK CAMPAIGN

Adele will report at the meeting.

Minutes:

UK Youth Parliament's Make Your Mark gives a unique opportunity to reach out to young people who go on to be opinion formers and leaders of the future. This year, through school, online and through our grassroots the UKYP will be reaching out to young people once again. Last year a total of 978,216 young people from every corner of the country took part in the annual Make Your Mark ballot.  The ballot will decide what Members of the UK Youth Parliament should debate and vote on to be their campaign for in 2018. The debate will take place in November 2017 within the House of Commons.

 

It was explained that Voting will be taking place up until 10 October 2017 and the results will be announced on Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 5pm.

 

Those present at the meeting were asked to choose which campaign they would like to support for the purposes of producing an online advert to promote voting.

 

The Leader of the Council, Councillor Shori helped to support the Make Your Mark campaigns by helping with the promotional video.

YC.8

YOUTH CABINET HOODIE - DESIGN A LOGO

Adele will report at the meeting.

Minutes:

It was explained that the Youth Cabinet had been allocated some funding to allow them to produce a hoodie top which would be given to the Young people Members of the Cabinet.

 

The hoodies would be given to members once they had attended a certain number of Cabinet Meetings or other Youth related events.

 

Those present were asked to design a logo that would be embroidered onto the hoodies sweatshirts.

 

The designs were presented to the Cabinet and the favourite logo was agreed.

YC.9

THE BIG DEBATE

Should wearing a burkha in public places be banned in the UK?

Minutes:

The Youth Cabinet debated whether wearing of a burkha in public places should be banned.

 

Arguments for and against were discussed.

 

Following the debate a vote was held and it was agreed that wearing a burkha in public should not be banned.