How the Youth Cabinet Works
Aims of Worcestershire Youth Cabinet
Worcestershire Youth Cabinet aims to act as a voice for the
views and opinions of young people across Worcestershire. It does
- Identifying what young people think about various issues, what
they feel is important and what they would like to see done.
- Informing young people of the different services, groups and
opportunities available to them.
- Involving young people in decisions that affect them and in the
development of services and activities that exist for them
- Influencing others to encourage them to listen to young people
and respond to their needs and wishes.
- Campaigning on important issues to try to bring about change or
improvements for the benefit of young people.
- Promoting positive images of young people and highlighting the
contribution they make to the community.
- Supporting young people to be happy, healthy and safe and help
them to achieve their full potential and have fun.
What is the Youth cabinet?
The Worcestershire Youth Cabinet is a group of elected young
people (aged 11 to 18) who aim to provide all of the young people
who live in Worcestershire with a voice – a voice that is heard and
listened to by local, regional and national government, by
providers of services for young people and by any other agencies
who have an interest in the views and needs of young people.
As Cabinet members, we are dedicated to our role and regularly
attend meetings and public forums to discuss the concerns and
issues of our constituents. We also take on additional projects as
often as we can to further improve the lives of all young people in
We work alongside the 3 Worcestershire Members of Youth
Parliament, who are involved in nation-wide projects to ensure that
the voices of Worcestershire’s Young People can be heard at the
highest levels of government.
We are committed to helping and representing you and your
So if you have any issues that you think we can help you with or
if there’s anything you think needs action to bring to the
attention of decision makers and authorities, get in touch. Through these pages you
can find out all about what we’re doing on your behalf, have your
say by voting on a wide range of issues or contact us with your thoughts, ideas
This page was last reviewed 1 May 2013 at 10:20.
The page is next due for review 28 October 2014.