Local Democracy Week takes place every year in October. It’s all about making young people more aware of their local council and encouraging them to have a say about their local communities and meet with local decision-makers. The Vale of Glamorgan Council do this by electing a Youth Mayor.
This year we will the elect the 5th Youth Mayor. The Youth Mayor represents young people in the Vale by taking their views to decision-makers. The Youth Mayor is the spokesperson for the Vale Youth Cabinet and the Youth Mayor has a campaign to improve an issue for young people locally. This year there are 3 candidates who want to be your Youth Mayor:
Voting will take place in schools, youth clubs and youth organisations next week (15th-19th October). Make sure you have your say by voting for your Youth Mayor!