What is the West Sussex Youth Cabinet?
The West Sussex Youth Cabinet is a group of young locality
representatives and the 4 UK Youth Parliament representatives, who
are democratically elected by young people from all around West
Sussex. The Youth Cabinet represents the views of the young people
in their areas at county level.
The project is currently in its 9th year and works closely
alongside the County Council and the Youth Service.
What does the Youth Cabinet
Our job is to represent young people's interests, views and
concerns at meetings and events with adults and other young people,
locally, nationally and even internationally. As well as this, we
work on projects which aim to improve situations and solve problems
that affect young people.
Examples of some of the work that the Youth Cabinet has done
include the 3-in-1 scheme, multiple awareness films, annual school
councils’ conference, promotion of the eco-schools scheme, and many
Who can be on the Youth Cabinet?
Anyone between the ages of 11 and 19 can apply to be on the
Youth Cabinet during election periods. The Youth Cabinet is for all
young people with all different kinds of needs, passions, and wants
and aims to always be representative of all young people.
Interested? The deadline for all applications has now passed,
the results of which will be published very shortly.