UK Youth Parliament to use Commons chamber

17 March 2009

House of Commons approves plans to allow the UK Youth Parliament to hold its 2009 annual general meeting in the Commons chamber.

The House passed the following motion:

"That this House welcomes the work of the United Kingdom Youth Parliament in providing young people with an opportunity to engage with the political process and bring about social change; notes that many hon. Members from all parts of the House are actively involved in the work of the UK Youth Parliament; and accordingly resolves that the UK Youth Parliament should be allowed for this year alone to hold its 2009 annual meeting in the Chamber of this House."

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