Regional Youth Council

The Regional Youth Council was elected on April 1 2019 and includes space for a total of 35 representatives.

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  • 4 Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (2 for each parliamentary constituency)
  • 24 Ward Youth Councillors (2 for each ward area)
  • 7 Nominated Youth Councillors (1 for each minority group)
     

Elections for the Youth Council and Scottish Youth Parliament run every 2 years with the next election due to take place in March 2021.

Youth Councillors and Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament are responsible for advocating on behalf of young people to local (Elected Members) and national (MPs and MSPs) decision makers to ensure that young people's voice are heard and acted upon.  

Membership Maps

Visual of the current Dumfries and Galloway Youth Ward Councillors

Visual of the current Dumfries and Galloway Nomindated Youth Councillor and MSYP