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Dates for your diary

Dates for your diary
What’s happening?

Monday 30 September

Deadline to register interest
The online registration form must be submitted by this date

Wednesday 2 October at Lift Youth Hub, 4.30pm-6.30pm 
Thursday 3 October at Platform Youth Hub, 4.30pm-6.30pm

Information sessions
If you are interested in standing as a candidate for election, you must attend one of these sessions



Monday 14 October, 10am-6pm


Deadline for applying
All applications to be considered as a candidate for election need to be submitted by this date

Thursday 17 October


Find out if you have been selected
Prospective candidates are informed whether they have been accepted to stand for election

Monday 21 October, Lift Youth Hub, 9.30am-12.30pm

Campaign development and training session
This will be an essential session for all candidates

Friday 1 – Sunday 2 February 2020


Campaigning period
During this time, the candidates will try to get young people to support them

Monday 3 February 2020


Election day
11-17 year olds in Islington will vote for their preferred candidate

Tuesday 4 February 2020, Islington Assembly Hall

Election results event
The 12 young people with the most votes will become the next Islington Youth Council

February 2020



Youth council induction and training sessions
These sessions will help the new youth councillors to develop the skills and knowledge that they will need to carry out their role effectively

Friday 1 March 2020 Start of the new Youth Council’s two-year term