Barnet Youth Assembly

Youth Assembly will re-commence in winter 2020 and will be held virtually on Microsoft Teams.
To register your interest, email

Barnet Youth Assembly is open to anyone aged 11-18 (up to 25 with additional needs) who are living, studying or working in Barnet.

What is it?

As a Youth Assembly member you can;

  • come together to debate local issues which are important to you

  • make your voice heard within the council’s democratic decision making process

  • have the opportunity to hear from and ask questions of influential guest speakers

  • take your issues directly to elected councillors who discuss how the council can best address them.

What is the benefit?

  • Improves debating and public speaking skills whilst sitting in the same seats as the elected Council members at Hendon Town Hall

  • Develop your skills and confidence in public speaking, debating and critical thinking

  • To have the opportunity to work with other Youth Forums in the borough on an annual social action project

  • Enabling young people to develop life skills, self-confidence, self-esteem and a sense of civic responsibility.

What young people say?

“It’s good to debate and learn new skills, meet new people and get involved with the community”. Youth Assembly member