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Southwark Youth Parliament

Southwark Youth Parliament (SYP) is a group of young people, elected by young people to represent the voices of young people through their schools and neighbourhoods. SYP support the council’s engagement with young people and work on developing more exciting and empowering ways of addressing priority issues that matter most to young people in Southwark.

We are looking for representatives from your school, youth club or group in your local area to stand as candidates. Two candidates from your school and two candidates from your local area will become elected members.

A range of exciting new roles is up for grabs, including Southwark’s first-ever Youth Leader and Deputy Youth Leader as well as Cabinet members.

Apply now to stand as a candidate for your school, youth club or neighbourhood.

You can become a member if you are:

  • a Southwark resident
  • age 14 to 19
Application closes at midnight on 25 June 2021

Apply to become a member of Southwark youth parliament

For more information about Southwark Youth Parliament including support completing this form, please contact or call 07718 317518.

Elections will take place online from 19 to 25 July 2021 with successful candidates being announced on 28 July 2021.

Page last updated: 02 June 2021

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