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Make Your Mark 2019

Wednesday 4th September 2019

Who can vote in Make Your Mark?
Young people aged between 11-18 can take part. We are looking for as many young people to debate and vote on the issues as possible.

What does my school or college need to do?
You can encourage as many young people as possible to take part 

Join us,  to support the consultation this year. The Make Your Mark ballot is supported by Local Authorities, schools, UK Parliament, Fledglink and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. It gives young people across the country a say on what is to be debated on the green benches of the House of Commons by Members of Youth Parliament.

The Make Your Mark ballot orders the top five issues, but those chosen for the UK wide priorities debate must include 2 UK wide topics and 3 Devolved  topics. Due to the devolved nature of the UK democracy and to ensure relevant representation of the issues from all nations

How to get involved in Make Your Mark 2019

1)   Use the 2 minute 30 sec explainer video including the topics, teaching resources (classroom and assembly), and press release (See the School Staff Guide). Details below

2)  Run the vote until 9th Oct– using the downloadable Tally Sheet, paper ballots (if registered before 18th July) British Sign Language video, Widget/Symbol ballot, Welsh Language ballot.

England will take delivery from 2nd September:

3)  Submit Results. Online by Noon 9th October. The link will be made live shortly

Further information for schools, including guides here.

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