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People and Society Government and Politics

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Organises regular online debates for under 18s, attended by MPs, MEPs and policy makers. Includes background information on the political issues of the day, plus details of how to register for and take part in the debates.

Northern Ireland Youth Forum

Represents the view of children and young people in Northern Ireland to government. Contains news, details of how the Youth Forum works and information on "The Big Deal", the forum's youth participation project.

Scottish Youth Parliament

Details what the SYP is and what it does and contains discussion boards and information on their parliaments and procedures. http://www.facebook.com/OfficialSYP officialsyp

Special educational needs and disability tribunal

Government sites presents information how to appeal to the special educational needs tribunal to get extra help to support a child in school.

UK Youth Parliament

Explains what the Youth Parliament is, how it works and how to become an MYP. Features campaign mini sites, details of current issues, links, news and resources.

Votes at 16

Coalition of over 40 organisations in the UK campaigning for the voting age to be lowered to 16. Puts the argument in favour of this change and provides news and lots of ideas on how to support the campaign.

Who is Margaret Thatcher and What Did She Do?

Page written for children examining the career and legacy of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

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