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Youth Council

Abubakar Finiin, Member for Youth Parliament, Lydia Banjo, Young Mayor and Arkan Ali Akiil, Deputy Young Mayor

Could you be one of Islington’s next youth councillors?

Watch the Islington Youth Council film 'Getting involved', to learn more about what the youth councillors do

If you are aged 13-17, live or go to school in Islington or are looked after by Islington Council, this is your chance to be the voice of your generation.

Every two years, 12 youth councillors are elected to represent the young people of Islington. It is a great opportunity to have your say and make the borough a better place for people your age.

If you are interested in becoming a youth councillor, please look carefully at the information in the links on this page. If you wish to run as a candidate, you will need to fill out the online registration form by 30 September.

Voting in the Youth Council elections

The Youth Council election will take place on Monday 25 November, with the results announced the following day. Last time, nearly 6,000 young people voted in the elections – let’s see if we can get even more of you to have your say this year.

Find out more about the election here

If you want more information about the Youth Council, please feel free to get in touch.